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Wave of Reform: The Sailor's Friend and the Drift toward a Welfare State

Leon Fink

in Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry, from 1812 to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834503
eISBN:
9781469603322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877807_fink.6
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter illustrates how the plight of the ordinary seaman commanded much attention from the British public in the mid-1870s. To be sure, evidence of the problem abounded. Since 1830, some 20 ... More


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