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

John Armstrong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497308
eISBN:
9781786944542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497308.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book collects seventeen previously published essays by John Armstrong concerning the British coastal trade. Armstrong is a leading maritime historian and the essays provided here offer a ... More


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

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book compiles seven essays concerning changes to merchant shipping over the hundred and fifty years between 1850 and 2000, and spanning a range of countries, with particular focus on Norway, ... More


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


British Labour, Belfast and home rule, 1900–14

Emmet O’ Connor

in The British Labour Party and Twentieth-Century Ireland: The cause of Ireland, the cause of Labour

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096013
eISBN:
9781526103963
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096013.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter examines the British Labour Party’s attitude to Irish home rule and partition, the fortunes of the party in Edwardian Belfast, and the reasons for the collapse of its Irish organisation ... More


The Expansion of American Interests in Transatlantic Commerce and Trade, 1865-1893

William Henry Flayhart III

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the expansion of America’s transatlantic trade in the period directly following the American Civil War. Post Civil War, industrialisation increased rapidly, alongside the ... More


Technological Advances in the Maritime Sector: Some Implications for Trade, Modernization and the Process of Globalization in the Nineteenth Century

David M. Williams and John Armstrong

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds)

in Maritime History as Global History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines the impact of three tremendous developments in maritime transport technology - the steamship, the telegraph, and the railway - on global industrialisation and the advent of the ... More


Towards a Theory of Divergent Development

John Bryden

in Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The author develops a theoretical argument that seeks to help explain the very different development paths taken by and in Scotland and Norway since the 18th Century, and their implications. Drawing ... More


The Development of Industry and North Sea Oil in Scotland and Norway

John Bryden

in Northern Neighbours: Scotland and Norway since 1800

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748696208
eISBN:
9781474412506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696208.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This Chapter discusses the many important differences between the nature and processes of Industrialisation in Scotland and Norway from the 18th Century up to the present day. The dissferences ... More


The Early Nineteenth-Century Port of London: Management and Labour in Three Dock Companies, 1800-1825

Anthony R. Henderson and Sarah Palmer

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/9780969588542.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay addresses the impact of industrialisation on the experience of work during the early 1800s. It presents the idea that industrial relations focused less on trade unions and more on broad ... More


Management, Profitability and Finance in Twentieth-Century Spanish Merchant Shipping: The Compañia Maritima Del Nervion as a Case Study, 1899-1986

Jesús M. Valdaliso

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/9780969588542.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter focuses on the success and demise of the Spanish shipping firm, The Compañía Marítima Del Nervion, and explores its evolution across almost a century. The essay discusses the business of ... More


Twentieth-Century Shipping Strategies: Broström and Transatlantic, Gothenburg's Leading Shipping Companies

Martin Fritz and Kent Olsson

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/9780969588542.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter focuses on the Swedish shipping firms of Broström and Transatlantic, and examines how the two adapted to international economic developments. The essay provides insight into the ... More


Before Ceylon

Angela McCarthy and T.M. Devine

in Tea and Empire: James Taylor in Victorian Ceylon

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526119056
eISBN:
9781526128201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526119056.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter charts Taylor’s early origins at Auchenblae in northeast Scotland, in order to understand what shaped his personality and achievements abroad. As well as providing critical family ... More


New York's German Suburb: The Creation of the Port of Bremerhaven, 1827-1918

Lars U. Scholl

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/9780968128862.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay considers the Port of Bremerhaven and the relationship between trade, the port, and town development from the pre-industrial period through to the second half of the nineteenth century. It ... More


Climax and Climacteric: The British Coastal Trade, 1870-1930

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/9780986497308.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is a study of the rise and decline of the British coastal shipping trade between 1870 and 1914. It separates the period into three segments: the prosperous 1870-1914; the immediate ... More


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