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Making Global and Local Connections: Historical Perspectives on Ports

Tapio Bergholm, Lewis R. Fischer, and M. Elisabetta Tonizzi (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893458
eISBN:
9781786944597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893458.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book provides a series of case studies concerning ports and port communities from around the world, in attempt to determine the impact of globalisation on the port industry and the link between ... 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


In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Adrian Jarvis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study provides a history of the Port of Liverpool between 1905 and 1938, during its decline. It is particularly interested in the history of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Liverpool’s ... More


Into the Modern World?

Adrian Jarvis

in In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board during the early-twentieth century, as it attempted to adapt to the changing economic landscape. Jarvis analyses the effectiveness of the ... More


The Port and Its Trade in 1905

Adrian Jarvis

in In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines in depth the Port of Liverpool, and the nature of its trade as of 1905. It begins by considering the physical condition of the port, detailing the expansions and renovations ... More


Engineering, Management and Decision-making

Adrian Jarvis

in In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter continues to explore the history of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, addressing the modernisation attempts across the port, and their varied successes. Particular focus is given to ... More


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