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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


Prize and Prejudice: Privateering and Naval Prize in Atlantic Canada in the War of 1812

Faye Margaret Kert

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128817
eISBN:
9781786944832
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128817.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal examines privateering and naval prizes in Atlantic Canada in the maritime War of 1812 - considered the final major international manifestation of the practice. It seeks to contextualise ... More


The Challenge of War on Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic: The Case of the British Trade to Iceland During the Napoleonic Wars

Anna Agnarsdóttir

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/9780968128855.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the wartime behaviour of maritime merchants, particularly the necessity of seeking new trade ventures. As a case-study, it seeks to determine why Britain sought maritime trade ... More


The Growth of the Shipping Interests, 1910-1919

Gordon Boyce

in The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the growth of the Furness Group’s shipping services between 1910 and 1919, as world trade, shipping values, and freight rates escalated after a brief slump. It charts the wave ... More


The Fortunes of War

Faye Margaret Kert

in Prize and Prejudice: Privateering and Naval Prize in Atlantic Canada in the War of 1812

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128817
eISBN:
9781786944832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128817.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the economic impact of prize-making by both privateers and the Royal Navy on Atlantic Canada. It considers the following factors: commercial warfare; blockades; compulsory ... More


Consolidation, 1689-1775

Ralph Davis

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter continues the previous chapter’s overview of British shipping conventions, picking up in 1689 at the turning point of industry growth and continuing into the late eighteenth century. It ... More


War and the Shipping Industry

Ralph Davis

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the financial impact of war on British shipping during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It attempts to discern the number of merchant ship losses during the ... More


The Question Answered

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter returns to the original question laid out at the start of the volume: why the tonnage of British ships declined by an enormous amount between 1900 and 1960. It brings together the ... 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


“From the Halls of Montezuma, to the Shores of Tripoli:” Antoine Zuchet and the First Barbary War, 1801-1805

Victor Enthoven

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter presents an English-language translation of Antoine Zuchet’s correspondence with the Dutch Republic during the Tripolitanian War between America and Tripoli (The First Barbary War). ... More


“The Jeffersonian Idea of National Security” Revisited

James R. Sofka

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is the first of two to explore United States President Thomas Jefferson’s approach to the Tripolitanian War. It argues that Jefferson sought to protect and expand American commerce ... More


The Reluctant Warrior: Thomas Jefferson and the Tripolitan War, 1801-1805

Jeff Seiken

in Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is the second of two to explore United States President Thomas Jefferson’s approach to the Tripolitanian War. Unlike the previous chapter, this one presents Jefferson as both reluctant ... More


The Birth of the Liberty

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the transition from war to peace between 1939 and 1948 and its impact on British shipping. The section discussing war is broken into two parts: the change in tonnage rates during ... More


War and Reconstruction

S.G. Sturmey

in British Shipping and World Competition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter presents the effects of the First World War on the future of the British shipping industry. It examines shipping tonnage statistics to demonstrates Britain’s loss of three million tons ... More


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