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The Historians and Maritime Labour, c. 1850-1930

Luke Trainor

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/9780969588580.003.0013
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The essay discusses maritime labour within the closely linked markets of Great Britain, Australia and New Zealand. It focuses on the rights of labour workers and addresses the effect that unionism, ... More


Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

James Reveley

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study is bookended by two major events in New Zealand’s maritime history. The first is the 1951 waterfront dispute that led to the dissolution of the Waterside Workers’ Union (WWU) and the ... More


Waterfront Labour Reform

James Reveley

in Registering Interest: Waterfront Labour Relations in New Zealand, 1953 to 2000

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007350
eISBN:
9781786944696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007350.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the process of labour reform as a result of the preceeding events, plus the 1984 election that ensured a Labour government in New Zealand. It details the following processes: ... More


Lighting up the World? Empires and Islanders in the Pacific Whaling Industry, 1790-1860

David Haines

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/9780986497339.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the surge in pelagic whaling in the nineteenth century and how it contributed to globalisation. It examines the contact between European empires and indigenous Pacific island ... More


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