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Maritime History since Braudel

Gelina Harlaftis and Carmel Vassallo

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/9780973007381.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter recounts the progress made in the fields of maritime and mediterranean history since the publication of Fernand Braudel’s landmark La Méditerranée. The first half provides an overview of ... More


Maritime History in Australia

Malcolm Tull

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay presents Australia as a maritime nation and explores the recent upsurge of public and academic interest in its maritime heritage. It covers a broad spectrum of maritime research, including ... More


Oceanic Historiography: The American Dimension

William Henry Flayhart m

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay lists and analyses vital works concerning American Oceanic history in order to encourage the continued research and publication of American maritime history. Works discussed include those ... More


Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Frank Broeze (ed.)

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume seeks to critically review the contemporary state of maritime historiography, as it stands at the volume’s publication date of 1995. The volume is comprised of thirteen essays, each ... More


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

Paul C. van Royen (ed.)

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128831
eISBN:
9781786944818
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume collects a series of reports from maritime historians across Europe, aiming to provide a coherent historical trajectory of the lives of European sailors and their dealings with the ... More


Danish Maritime History, 1976-1992: A Review

Poul Holm

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay endeavours to determine how close maritime history has come to answering central historical problems by exploring the wealth of literature and research relating to Denmark after the year ... More


German Maritime Historical Research since 1970: A Critical Survey

Lars U. Scholl

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay constructively examines and analyses research in German Maritime History since 1970. Each analysis is divided into specific topics, with work and research adhering to that topic receiving ... More


The Progress of Maritime History in Spain since 1975

Jesús M. Valdaliso

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay provides a critical review of the historiography of Spanish maritime past and discusses Spanish shipping; shipbuilding; trade; trade routes; ports; fishing; fisheries and naval history. ... More


Notes from an Outsider

Marcel van der Linden

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/9780968128831.003.0017
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter concludes the volume with a commentary on the previous essays. It praises the collaborative work of experts for providing a database of interpretation and case studies that offer ... More


Ibero-American Maritime History: Recent Advances in Research, 1975-1994

Jorge Ortiz-Sotelo

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay provides a complex review and analysis of existing work on Ibero-American naval, colonial, and independent maritime history. Countries discussed include Spain, Portugal, South America, and ... More


The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Frank Broeze

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book maintains that container shipping is vital to the actualisation of globalisation, and that without it, globalisation would remain a concept rather than reality. It argues that container ... More


The “National” Maritime Labour Market: Looking for Common Characteristics

Paul C. van Royen

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/9780968128831.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This initial chapter attempts to provide a survey of the Western European maritime labour market between 1570 and 1870, but in doing so addresses the difficulties in finding reliable and precise ... 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


Merchants from Sail to Steam: The West Australian Shipping Association and the Evolution of the Conference System, 1884-1910

Frank Broeze

in From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section of the journal is comprised of essays exploring international maritime history, in fields closely related to Professor Davies' own research. Frank Broeze examines the conferences of the ... 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


The Labour Market for Sailors in France

T.J.A. Le Goff

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/9780968128831.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the growth in the French shipping and fishing industries between 1661 and 1789, and focuses in particular on the French seafaring population and role of naval conscription ... More


The Ottoman Empire: Recent Research on Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries

Murat Çizakça

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay discusses Ottoman maritime history, concentrating on the peak of the Ottoman Empire’s power at the end of the sixteenth century and analyses what measures were taken by the Empire in order ... More


The Labour Market for Sailors in Spain, 1570-1870

Carla Rahn Phillips

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/9780968128831.003.0016
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes Spain’s relationship with the sea over the years 1570 to 1870. The article concentrates on the reported numbers of sailors working in Spanish fleets and discusses their lives; ... More


Danish Sailors, 1570-1870

Hans Chr. Johansen

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/9780968128831.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter addresses Danish maritime history over 300 years, from 1570 to 1870. It reports ship and crew sizes in the Danish merchant marine, deep-sea fishery and whaling industries, and describes ... More


German Sailors, 1650-1900

Michael North

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/9780968128831.003.0013
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the German shipping industry during the years 1650–1900, and places focus on Hamburg’s merchant fleet in particular. It investigates the lives of the fleet’s sailors, including ... More


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