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Sources for the Maritime History of Greece (Fifteenth to Seventeenth Century)

Gerassimos D. Pagratis

in New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter assesses the relatively unexplored sources concerning Greek commercial shipping prior to the mid-eighteenth century, in attempt to bridge the gap in information and data concerning Greek ... More


The British Coastal Fleet in the Eighteenth Century: How Useful Are the Admiralty's Registers of Protection from Impressment?

John Armstrong

in The Vital Spark: The British Coastal Trade, 1700-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497308
eISBN:
9781786944542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497308.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter offers an analysis of Dwight E. Robinson’s study of the British Admiralty’s Registers of Protection - a quantitative study that examined cargo and coaster ownership to determine how ... More


Four Ships and Their Fortunes

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0016
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides case studies of the working life of four merchant vessels from different points in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries: Diamond (1634-1640); Cadiz-Merchant (1675-1684); ... More


The Problem of Piracy in the Newfoundland Fishery in the Aftermath of the War of the Spanish Succession

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the brief resurgence of piracy in Newfoundland between the years 1717 and 1725. It places the developments in Newfoundland within the context of North Atlantic piracy in the ... More


Syphilis and Sociability: The Impolite Bodies of Two Gentlemen, James Boswell (1740–1795) and Sylas Neville (1741–1840)

Leigh Wetherall-Dickson

in The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786940520
eISBN:
9781789629170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940520.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay considers the stain on one’s position within civil society represented by venereal disease. Drawing on the diaries of Boswell – for whom regular doses of syphilis seem to have been ... More


‘A man must make himself’: Hypochondria in Maria Edgeworth’s Ennui

Robin Runia

in The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786940520
eISBN:
9781789629170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940520.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lord Glenthorn, of Maria Edgeworth’s Ennui (1809), suffers with a debilitating apathy and indifference unless continuously stimulated by external factors. Robin Runia reads this symptomatology within ... More


Aetiology of Diphtheria in Pre-independence Ireland

Michael Dwyer

in Strangling Angel: Diphtheria and Childhood Immunization in Ireland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940469
eISBN:
9781786945150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940469.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The opening chapter rescues diphtheria from obscurity, offering a rationale as to why Irish health authorities opted to embrace a new and radical public health intervention and why they set the ... More


‘Sons of Belial’: Contaminated/Contaminating Victorian Male Bodies

Lesley A. Hall

in The Male Body in Medicine and Literature

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781786940520
eISBN:
9781789629170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940520.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Lesley A. Hall examines the fear of the sexualised male body as a vector for diseases capable of disrupting both familial and social dynamics. While academic research has tended to focus on the ... More


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