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Warsaw and the Patrons of Polish Hasidism

Glenn Dynner

in Men of Silk: The Hasidic Conquest of Polish Jewish Society

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195175226
eISBN:
9780199785148
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195175226.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The successful Hasidic ascendancy of the prior chapter is, in great part, attributable to Polish Hasidism's vast patronage network among the region's Jewish mercantile elite. The chapter commences ... More


A Dervish and a Merchant Walk into Europe: The Popularization of Travel Writing

Naghmeh Sohrabi

in Taken for Wonder: Nineteenth Century Travel Accounts from Iran to Europe

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199829705
eISBN:
9780199933341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199829705.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter expands on the book’s interpretive framework by examining two travel accounts written by nondiplomats—a dervish and a merchant—near the end of the nineteenth century. The chapter argues ... More


The British Presence in Macau, 1635-1793

Rogerio Miguel Puga

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139798
eISBN:
9789888180752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139798.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

For more than four centuries, Macau was the center of Portuguese trade and culture on the South China Coast. Until the founding of Hong Kong and the opening of other ports in the 1840s, it was also ... 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


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


New Directions in Norwegian Maritime History

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497360
eISBN:
9781786944481
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497360.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a wide-reaching study of Norwegian maritime history and developments within the discipline. It brings together the research efforts of a University of Oslo project aiming to further ... 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


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


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


Planning and Profits: British Naval Armaments Manufacture and the Military Industrial Complex, 1918-1941

Christopher Miller

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940667
eISBN:
9781786944412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940667.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

In a time of great need for Britain, a small coterie of influential businessmen gained access to secret information on industrial mobilisation as advisers to the Principal Supply Officers Committee. ... 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


Conclusion

Sarah Stockwell

in The Business of Decolonization: British Business Strategies in the Gold Coast

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208488
eISBN:
9780191678035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208488.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In 1957, Ghana gained independence, completing its rapid political progress from a British colony to one of the first African nations to secure its freedom from European rule. For British ... More


Port Cities, Diaspora Communities and Emerging Nationalism in the Ottoman Empire: Balkan Merchants in Odessa and Their Network in the Early Nineteenth Century

Oliver Schulz

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/9780973893489.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the complicated political history of the merchant trade community of Odessa, which includes the Russian expansion into the Black Sea; the Greek settlement in Odessa; the role of ... More


Craft and Burgh: Conflict or Partnership?

Aaron Allen

in Building Early Modern Edinburgh: A Social History of Craftwork and Incorporation

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474442381
eISBN:
9781474453943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474442381.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

The fourth chapter considers relations between the Incorporation and the wider burgh, looking at council control and customer interference. Sixteenth-century craft-council relations are usually ... More


Trust, Social Capital, and Networks: Informal and Semiformal Institutions at Work

Sebouh David Aslanian

in From the Indian Ocean to the Mediterranean: The Global Trade Networks of Armenian Merchants from New Julfa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266872
eISBN:
9780520947573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266872.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter focuses on “trust” and cooperation in the Julfan trade network. It argues that the tendency to take “trust” in early modern merchant communities for granted, despite its central role in ... 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


Chapter 2

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/9780969588597.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes the journeys of three voyages in two Brigantines, Victory and George Henry, from New York to British Guiana and Jamaica, spanning July 1836 to May 1837. Salter’s brief diary ... More


Chapter 3

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/9780969588597.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter describes the journey of Salter’s fourth voyage aboard the Brigantine Emily from Halifax to Barbados, Columbia, Jamaica, and back to Halifax, spanning August 1837 to October 1838. Salter ... 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 5

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/9780969588597.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter depicts the journey taken by Salter aboard the Brigantine Emily and Brigantine Margaret from Halifax to Sierra Leone, spanning November1839 to May 1840. Within the diary extracts, Salter ... More


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