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British Shipping and World Competition

S G Sturmey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This work is a reprint of a 1962 book, British Shipping and World Competition, by maritime economist Dr S. G. Sturmey. It seeks to explain why the tonnage of ships registered in the United Kingdom ... More


“A New and Very Modern Business:” The Traffic and Operations of the Early Steamship

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/9780986497377.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the impact of the steamship on maritime business and operations. It examines the new requirements necessary for shipbuilders and shipowners to attain, which included meeting ... More


Network Structures, Processes and Dynamics: Inter-firm Cooperative Frameworks in the Shipping Industry

Gordon Boyce

in International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final essay examines the role of theory in understanding the decisions of shipowners. Gordon Boyce argues that network theory can generate a series of crucial questions and insights that ... More


The Shipowners

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/9780986497384.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter offers a thorough study of the role of the merchant shipowner in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It defines the joint-stock ownership system in relation to British shipowning, ... More


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