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The Modernization of Finnish Coastal Shipping and Railway Competition c. 1830-1913

Yrjö Kaukiainen

in Sail and Steam: Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007374
eISBN:
9781786944672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007374.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes the modernization of Finnish coastal shipping and assesses its effect on Finnish railways. The chapter acknowledges the growing competition between coastal lines and railways ... More


Resources and Infrastructures in the Maritime Economy, 1500-2000

Gordon Boyce and Richard Gorski (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007329
eISBN:
9781786944726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007329.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book provides a study of both the physical and intangible frameworks that enabled maritime resources to flow and infrastructures to operate. The aim is to demonstrate the complexity and ... More


The Changing Functions of a Rural Port: Dumfries, 1700-1850

Carol Hill

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay is a case study of the development of the Port of Dumfries, and the surrounding mercantile activity during the eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth century. Author Carol Hill argues ... More


Australian Ports Since 1945

Malcolm Tull

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay explores the key developments in Australian ports since the end of the Second World War, as technological improvements to trade, shipping, and cargo-handling necessitated port ... More


Aspinall, Cornes and Company and the Early Development of the Port of Yokohama

Peter N. Davies

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay considers the contributions of the British merchant firm Aspinall, Cornes and Company, on the development of the Japanese Port of Yokohama. Peter N. Davies examines the topography and ... More


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