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Technological Advances in the Maritime Sector: Some Implications for Trade, Modernization and the Process of Globalization in the Nineteenth Century

David M. Williams and John Armstrong

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds)

in Maritime History as Global History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines the impact of three tremendous developments in maritime transport technology - the steamship, the telegraph, and the railway - on global industrialisation and the advent of the ... More


A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Malcolm Tull

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume concerns the history of the Australian port of Fremantle, located on the edge of Western Australia and the Indian Ocean, throughout the hundred years of frequent changes to its structure ... More


The Quality, Skill and Supply of Maritime Labour: Causes of Concern in Britain, 1850-1914

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/9780968128886.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter is divided into three sections. The first concerns the skills of maritime labourers; the second addresses the alleged shortages of seamen; and the third is the contemporary ... More


Conclusion

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter concludes the journal by summarising the technological changes, the revolutionary economic shift, and the innovation that lies at the centre of containerism.


Technological Advance and Innovation: The Diffusion of the Early Steamship in the United Kingdom, 1812-1834

John Armstrong and David M. Williams

in The Impact of Technological Change: The Early Steamship in Britain

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497377
eISBN:
9781786944474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497377.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the process of diffusion of early steamship technology across the United Kingdom between the commencement of commercial services in 1812 through to 1834. It aims to demonstrate ... More


Negotiating Technological Change

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details the introduction of containerism to the shipping industry and the tremendous effect of rapid technological change that it brought about within the industry and the running of ... More


Labour Relations after Containerisation

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details the pattern of employment, work relations, and the shift in power between the unions and employers, after the changes brought about by containerisation. It considers the ... More


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