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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


Maritime History in Australia

Malcolm Tull

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/9780969588580.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay presents Australia as a maritime nation and explores the recent upsurge of public and academic interest in its maritime heritage. It covers a broad spectrum of maritime research, including ... More


The Enterprising Canadians: An Assessment of Canadian Maritime History since 1975

Lewis R. Fischer

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/9780969588580.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter surveys the trends and topics in literature surrounding Canadian naval history published in the past twenty years. Topics explored in the essay are merchant shipping; shipping companies; ... More


The Progress of Maritime History in Spain since 1975

Jesús M. Valdaliso

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/9780969588580.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay provides a critical review of the historiography of Spanish maritime past and discusses Spanish shipping; shipbuilding; trade; trade routes; ports; fishing; fisheries and naval history. ... More


Naval History

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Naval History, subdivided into the Royal Navy; Naval Administration; Procurement and Logistics; Vessels; Ordnance, Gunnery and Ballistics; Naval ... More


Maltese Maritime Historiography: A Critical Assessment

John Chircop

in New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides a critical evaluation of the maritime historiography of Malta. It determines the two major interests are commercial and naval, at the expense of other sub-disciplines such as ... More


Policing the Seas: Anglo-American Relations and the Equatorial Atlantic, 1819-1865

Mark C. Hunter

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893465
eISBN:
9781786944580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893465.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal explores the British and American attempts to suppress both piracy and slavery in the equatorial Atlantic in the period 1816 to 1865. It aims to demonstrate the pivotal role of naval ... More


The American Threat to the Newfoundland Fisheries, 1776-1777

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0013
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter continues to explore the American threat to the Newfoundland fishery between 1776 and 1777, but pays more attention to the toll it took on the mercantile fishing community. It ... More


An Outline of Ottoman Maritime History

Eyüp Özveren and Onur Yildirim

in New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides an outline of the maritime history of the Ottoman Empire, in attempt to prove that maritime activity was integral to the success of the empire. It also seeks to determine the ... 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


The Royal Navy and the Defence of Newfoundland during the American Revolution

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter provides an analysis of the American attack on the Newfoundland fishery, undertaken in effort to position America as a threat to Britain despite the overwhelming British dominance of the ... More


The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Jaap R. Bruijn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497353
eISBN:
9781786944498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a reprint of Jaap R. Bruijn’s 1993 book, The Dutch Navy, which offers an English-language overview of the history of the Dutch Navy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is ... More


The Royal Navy and the Interdiction of Aboriginal Migration to Newfoundland, 1763-1766

Olaf U. Janzen

in War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869024
eISBN:
9781786944429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869024.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the efforts of both the French and British in refusing the indigenous Mi’kmaq from migrating to the Newfoundland between 1763 and 1766. It is particularly concerned with ... More


Captain John Deane: Mercenary, Diplomat and Spy

Richard H. Warner

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/9780969588528.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay is the first in the final section of the text that examines maritime culture, encompassing the navy and the coastguard. Within it, Richard Warner traces the life of Captain John Deane, ... More


Greek Maritime History Steaming Ahead

Gelina Harlaftis

in New Directions in Mediterranean Maritime History

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007381
eISBN:
9781786944665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007381.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter is a guide to the maritime historiography of Greece from the 1970s onwards. It explores the beginnings of Greek maritime history, pinpointed by the publication of volume Greek merchant ... More


“Une Petite Republique” in Southwestern Newfoundland: The Limits of Imperial Authority in a Remote Maritime Environment

Olaf Uwe Janzen

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/9780969588528.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Olaf Janzen’s essay is the first in the volume’s initial section examining livelihoods dependant on the ocean; seamen, fishermen, and explores the origin and multiple disruptions of French fishing ... More


Changes in Aleut Communities Following Russian Contact

Judith Ball Bruce

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/9780969588528.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Judith Ball Bruce reconsiders the history of the Russian and Aleut maritime relationship as one of mutual respect and exchange of skillsets.


Expressions of Longing, Sources of Anxiety? The Significance of Contacts with Home for Finnish Sailors in London and Hull in the Late Nineteenth Century

Merja-Liisa Hinkkanen

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/9780969588528.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Merja-Liisa Hinkkanen’s essay considers the significance of the concept of home for Finnish sailors in Britain in the late nineteenth century.


Her Majesty's Coastguard

Walter Minchinton

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/9780969588528.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Walter Minchinton examines the development of coastguard technology to combat the smuggling of goods.


Five Years Before the Mast: Observations on the Conditions of Maritime Labour in Finland and Elsewhere

Yrjô Kaukiainen

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/9780969588528.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Yrjö Kaukianen explores the causes of the nineteenth century shift of power amongst seafarers from communal decision-making to the complete control of the master.


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