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The Diary of John Holt

Peter N. Davies (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588559
eISBN:
9781786944894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

John Holt (1841-1915) was a successful British merchant who made several voyages to West Africa during his lifetime to establish business and trade in the era of British Imperialism. His diaries are ... More


North of England Shipowners and Their Business Connections in the Nineteenth Century

Graeme J. Milne

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/9780973893472.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay focuses on business networks in the North of England in the nineteenth century, with particular attention paid to shipowning interests. Graeme J. Milne looks at both regional and national ... More


Expansion and Diversification

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the expansion of the network of activities built up by Elder Dempster and explores the ways in which Alfred Lewis Jones extended his power and reach across the shipping, trade ... More


Irony in the Courts: Defoe and the Law of Seditious Libel

Andrew Benjamin Bricker

in Libel and Lampoon: Satire in the Courts, 1670-1792

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192846150
eISBN:
9780191938511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846150.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter studies irony in the eighteenth century and how it troubled not only lay but also legal interpretation and especially seventeenth-century revisions to the law of seditious libel. ... More


The Crimes of Seditious Libel and Seditious Speech: Political Weapons for Suppressing Dissent in Britain and America?

Wendell Bird

in The Revolution in Freedoms of Press and Speech: From Blackstone to the First Amendment and Fox's Libel Act

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197509197
eISBN:
9780197509227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197509197.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides the legal context for these discussions of eighteenth-century freedoms of press and speech and seditious publishing and speaking. The common law crimes of seditious libel and ... More


Addenda to Guide, Volume I

Dawn Littler (ed.)

in Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter concludes the volume with a description of recent additions to the collection since 1995, and includes records from the Radio Officers Marconi examination results; the Liverpool Shipping ... More


Various developments of the money counts

John Baker

in Baker and Milsom Sources of English Legal History: Private Law to 1750

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198847809
eISBN:
9780191882456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847809.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter shows how the action of assumpsit for money, usually in the fictional form known as indebitatus assumpsit, was extended in the seventeenth century to cover situations beyond the reach of ... More


The Second World War

Peter N. Davies

in The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128893
eISBN:
9781786944757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the effects of the Second World War on the British shipping industry. It provides an analysis of the loss of seamen and vessels in comparison to the previous world war, and ... More


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