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Contractors' Bounties or Due Consideration?: Evidence on the Commercial Nature of The Royal Mail Steam Placket Company's Mail Contracts, 1842-1905

AJ. Arnold and Robert G. Greenhill

in Management, Finance and Industrial Relations in Maritime Industries: Essays in International Maritime and Business History

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588542
eISBN:
9781786944887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588542.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay discusses the negotiation of postal contracts between the government and the private sector, and asks whether the state provided private sector shipping companies with excess returns. The ... More


Introduction: Love on the Dole: Significance, Context, History

Chris Hopkins

in Walter Greenwood's 'Love on the Dole': Novel, Play, Film

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786941145
eISBN:
9781789629422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941145.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This introductory chapter outlines why Love on the Dole was such a significant, widely-read and influential text in the nineteen-thirties and why it has consistently remained so, both for scholars ... More


The British dimension: union, devolution and direct rule

in A Tragedy of Errors: The Government and Misgovernment of Northern Ireland

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310645
eISBN:
9781846312519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312519.002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter traces the extent of British involvement in political structure and other intervention in the developmental stage of the Government of Ireland. It accounts the development of Ireland ... More


Franco-Welsh Academic Partnerships: A Case Study Involving Transnational and Cross-sector Mobility

Huw Landeg Morris

in Franco-British Academic Partnerships: The Next Chapter: The Next Chapter

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846316630
eISBN:
9781846316777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846316777.005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter highlights the Franco-Welsh academic partnership that offers industrial-based mobility placements for student and young employees. This project was conceived at a seminar organised by ... More


Introduction

Alan G. Jamieson

in Ebb Tide in the British Maritime Industries: Change and Adaptation, 1918-1990

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780859897280
eISBN:
9781781385081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897280.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

From the middle of the seventeenth century, the maritime industries helped Britain to build up a worldwide empire. Initially these industries were supported by government following mercantilist ... More


Introduction

Virginia Crossman

in Poverty and the Poor Law in Ireland 1850-1914

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319419
eISBN:
9781781381014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319419.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter briefly surveys contemporary criticism of the Irish poor law system and explains the administrative framework; boards of guardians were responsible for day-to-day administration in the ... More


Combating the ‘Sinn Fein Movement’ in Britain: The Response of the Authorities, 1919–1923

Gerard Noonan

in The IRA in Britain, 1919-1923: 'In the Heart of Enemy Lines'

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781781380260
eISBN:
9781781387191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380260.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter studies the reaction of the authorities to the threat posed by Irish republicanism in Britain, 1919–1923. The political situation in post-war Britain and the British Empire, the context ... More


Sailors in the Southern Netherlands and Belgium (16th-19th Centuries)

Roland Baetens

in Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the lives and social status of seamen in the Southern Netherlands and Belgium, and provides insight on the respective country’s labour market. It sheds light on the sailor ... More


State Control and Regulation of Commerce on the Waterways and Coast of Senegambia, ca. 1500-1800

Ousmane Traoré

in Navigating African Maritime History

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497315
eISBN:
9781786944535
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497315.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the trade relationship between the Senegambian Wolof government and European maritime traders between 1500 and 1800. It analyses the separate approaches each side took during ... More


The Taiwanese Fishing Industry and the Military-Political Complex

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the relationship between the government, military, and fishing industry in postwar Taiwan, as the level of state intervention and military control over fishing authorities in ... More


The White Papers, 1935–1936

Christopher W. Miller

in Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter focuses on the attempt to ‘sell’ rearmament – which the National Government increasingly believed was necessary – to the public through a series of White Papers outlining its position on ... More


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