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Navigating African Maritime History

Carina E Ray and Jeremy Rich (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a collection of essays addressing multiple aspects of African maritime history in attempt to counter the lack of academic research that exists in comparison to other nations and ... More


James Silk Buckingham: Sailor, Explorer and Maritime Reformer

Lars U. Scholl and Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the career of James Silk Buckingham, who formed the Select Committee of shipwrecks and produced a report recommending significant interventions to prevent shipwreck and loss of ... More


Merchanting in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century: The Liverpool Timber Trade

Lars U. Scholl and Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter addresses the timber trade of Liverpool, in attempt to rebalance the scholarly preoccupation with Liverpool’s cotton trade, and presented a more rounded picture of the port’s maritime ... More


State Regulation of Merchant Shipping 1839-1914: The Bulk Carrying Trades

Lars U. Scholl and Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the state regulation of the timber and grain trades in the Britain in the nineteenth century, and the efforts made to combat the high loss of life relating to these cargoes.The ... More


“Advance Notes” and the Recruitment of Maritime Labour in Britain in the Nineteenth Century

Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay concerns the use of advance notes to recruit seamen for long distance voyages during the age of sail, how it both shaped market behaviour and came under scrutiny by maritime reformers of ... More


Oceanic Historiography: The American Dimension

William Henry Flayhart m

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay lists and analyses vital works concerning American Oceanic history in order to encourage the continued research and publication of American maritime history. Works discussed include those ... More


Eight Hens per Man per Day: Shipwreck Survivors and Pastoral Abundance in Southern Africa

Margaret Hanzimanolis

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines South African shipwrecks and shipwreck survivor accounts in relation to land settlements and indigenous food production systems in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. By ... More


—Shakespeare (III): Comedies And Romances: ‘Not So Mch Perdition As an Hayre’

in Sea-Mark: The Metaphorical Voyage, Spenser to Milton

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853235125
eISBN:
9781846317415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317415.008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The shipwreck is extensively used as a major structural device in William Shakespeare's comedies and romances, including The Comedy of Errors, The Tempest, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, The ... More


Fathers and Colonization: Charlotte Dard

in Fathers, Daughters, and Slaves: Women Writers and French Colonial Slavery

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318467
eISBN:
9781846317828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317828.003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter examines how fathers and daughters attempted to colonise Africa in the early decades of the nineteenth century, focusing on the story of Charlotte Dard, who, in 1816, at the age of ... More


Shipwreck and Enslavement

in Slave Captain: The Career of James Irving in the Liverpool Slave Trade

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310676
eISBN:
9781846314070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314070.006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses James Irving's shipwreck and enslavement. The maiden voyage of the Anna, Irving's first captaincy, sailed from Liverpool on 3 May 1789. In September 1789 it was reported that ... More


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