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Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Adrian Jarvis and Robert Lee (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893489
eISBN:
9781786944566
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study offers an exploration of the role of merchants throughout maritime history through the analysis of maritime trade networks. It attempts to fill in the gaps in the historiography to ... More


Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Olaf Uwe Janzen (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal presents the challenges faced by maritime merchants operating in the North Atlantic in the early modern period, and examines the opportunities, aspirations, and methods utilised in the ... More


War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Olaf Uwe Janzen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The final journal in the Research in Maritime History series offers a selection of papers by Olaf U. Janzen concerning the maritime history of eighteenth-century Newfoundland, reprinted from various ... More


People of the Northern Seas

Lewis R. Fischer and Walter Minchinton (eds)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588528
eISBN:
9781786944917
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588528.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume aims to continue the expansion of maritime history beyond the narrow definition - ‘the study of ships’ - to include all people involved in seagoing activities. The volume consists of ... More


Small Town Merchants, Global Ventures: The Maritime Trade of the New Julfan Armenians in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ina Baghdiantz McCabe

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/9780986497339.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the role of Armenian maritime merchants in ushering in the ‘First Global Age’ of maritime history in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It explores transoceanic ... More


The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ralph Davis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume is a reprint of Ralph Davis’ seminal 1962 book, The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. The aim was to examine the economic reasons for the ... More


Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815: Some Reflections

Henry G. Roseveare

in Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter closes the volume with a commentary on the collected papers. It commends the paper for offering a thoughtful and original study on merchant organisation and maritime trade in the ... More


The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal comprises the edited diaries of Canadian seafarer, Joseph Salter, arranged chronologically from 1839 through to 1899, chronicling the many voyages of his career. He took employment with ... More


Exploiting International Webs of Relations: Immigrants and the Reopening of the Harbour of Antwerp on the Eve of the Nineteenth Century

Hilde Greefs

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893489
eISBN:
9781786944566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the question of which groups took advantage of and exercised dominance over the port of Antwerp when it reopened in the Nineteenth century. It discusses the development of ... More


Behind the Atlantic Expansion: Flemish Trade Connections of Seville in 1620

Eberhard Crailsheim

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/9780986497339.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the commercial networks through which maritime traders on foreign soil connected with the global world of business. Using French and Flemish settlers in Seville in 1620, it ... More


The Growth of Norwegian Shipbroking: The Practices of Fearnley and Eger as a Case Study, 1869-1914

Lewis R. Fischer and Helge W. Nordvik

in People of the Northern Seas

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588528
eISBN:
9781786944917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588528.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Lewis R. Fischer and Helge W. Nordvik consider the development of shipbroking in late-nineteenth century Norway.


The Birth of a Modern Port

Malcolm Tull

in A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter concerns the establishment and early development of the port, with particular focus on C.Y. O’Connor’s plan for the development of the inner harbour. Tull explores some of the early ... More


Chapter 9

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the business of shipbuilding and documents a social turning point in labour history when Salter grants his men a 10 hour working day in April 1853. This decision marks Salter as ... More


Death of a Merchant

Ian G. Layton

in People of the Northern Seas

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588528
eISBN:
9781786944917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588528.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Ian G. Layton’s essay signifies the move into the second section of the text, which assesses maritime mercantile communities; merchants; shipowners and shipbrokers. It traces the prosperous life of ... More


Chapter 4

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter accounts three journeys taken by Salter aboard the Brigantine Coquette, departing from Halifax to Sierra Leone, Demerary, Grenada, Bermuda, Barbados, St. Thomas, Berbice and Liverpool, ... More


Chapter 8

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes important changes in Salter’s life; personal changes include the births of two of his children, Sidney and Bessie, and professional changes include the purchase of a shipyard ... More


Chapter 10

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details the beginning of the end for the Salter shipping business and explores the contributing factors involved in its downfall. Despite initially believing that the company’s assets ... More


Chapter 11

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

in The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter details Salter’s second attempt to enter the business of shipbuilding, in order to rectify his mistakes and do good to those who were harmed by his previous failure. It also examines the ... More


St. Petersburg's Bills of Exchange in the Russian Economy of the Eighteenth Century

George E. Munro

in People of the Northern Seas

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588528
eISBN:
9781786944917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588528.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

George Munro considers the development of the gold standard, and the development of bills of exchange at St Petersburg.


Shipowners and Iron Sailing Ships: The First Twenty Years, 1838-1857

David M. Williams and Jonathan M. Hutchings

in People of the Northern Seas

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588528
eISBN:
9781786944917
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588528.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

David Williams and Jonathan Hutchings explore the history of the iron sailing vessel and its impact on European trade.


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