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Kara Deniz, 1500–1700

Charles King

in The Black Sea: A History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199241613
eISBN:
9780191601439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199241619.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Ottomans guarded the Black Sea as a great prize and, after their conquest of Constantinople, gradually restricted access by outside ships. For the first time all the sea's coasts were brought ... More


Between Monopoly and Free Trade: The English East India Company, 1600-1757

Emily Erikson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159065
eISBN:
9781400850334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159065.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The English East India Company was one of the most powerful and enduring organizations in history. This book locates the source of that success in the innovative policy by which the Company's Court ... More


Dynamic Feedbacks and Accelerating Changes

Robin M. Leichenko and Karen L. O'Brien

in Environmental Change and Globalization: Double Exposures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195177329
eISBN:
9780199869800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177329.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter explores linkages and feedbacks between global environmental change and globalization. It first shows how interactions between the two processes may enhance global connectivities and ... More


Cruise of the Dashing Wave: Rounding Cape Horn in 1860

Phillip Hichborn

William Thiesen (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034379
eISBN:
9780813039374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034379.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book recounts a harrowing 1860 clipper ship passage from Boston to San Francisco by way of Cape Horn, as recorded by Philip Hichborn, the ship's carpenter, in his journal. On board the Dashing ... More


Monitoring the Abolition of the International Slave Trade: Slave Registration in the British Caribbean

Stanley L. Engerman

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter deals with the background and implementation of the registration of slaves on the island of Trinidad after 1813. Registration was introduced by James Stephen in the British Colonial ... More


The Iliadic Catalogue of Ships

Benjamin Sammons

in The Art and Rhetoric of the Homeric Catalogue

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195375688
eISBN:
9780199871599
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195375688.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines the famous “Catalogue of Ships” from Iliad (2.484–760). It argues that the catalogue functions as a kind of episode that caps off the narrative and thematic structure of Book 2. ... More


The Journey Begins

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West: Three Travel Narratives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198063117
eISBN:
9780199080199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0020
Subject:
History, Indian History

The author narrates his departure from Calcutta. He arrived at Kedjeree and embarked on board a vessel bound to Denmark. He describes the ship as well as the character of the captain and officers. ... More


States and Their Navies from the Late Sixteenth to the End of the Eighteenth Centuries

Jaap R. Bruijn

in War and Competition between States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the European naval power from the late 16th to the end of the 18th centuries. The nature of intra-state conflicts and the growing interest in shipping and trade forced ... More


Gold–Silver Points: Domestic Arbitrages and the Bimetallic System

Marc Flandreau

in The Glitter of Gold: France Bimetallism and the Emergence of the International Gold Standard 1848-1873

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199257867
eISBN:
9780191601279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199257868.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Chapter 2 studies the arbitrage mechanism between gold and silver monies at the national level, focusing on the French experience 1848-1870. It shows that, when the effects of the California and ... More


Peter Astbury Brunt 1917–2005

Michael Crawford

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 161, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, VIII

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264577
eISBN:
9780191734267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264577.003.0004
Subject:
History, Historiography

Peter Astbury Brunt (1917–2005), a Fellow of the British Academy, served in the Ministry of Shipping (later War Transport), alongside his undergraduate contemporary and friend, Basil Dickinson. After ... More


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