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Port Politics: Interest, Faction and Port Management in Mid-Victorian Liverpool

Graeme J. Milne

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay discusses the development of the Port of Liverpool and the politics of port management that ensconced it during the mid-Victorian era. It is divided into the following topics concerning ... More


The Shipping of the North Atlantic Cotton Trade in the Mid-Nineteenth Century

Lars U. Scholl, Lars U. Scholl, and Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay analyses the North Atlantic Cotton Trade through records of cotton arrivals at Liverpool, using two sets of data from 1830-1832 and 1853-1855. Using Customs Bills of Entry, Williams ... More


Port History: Some Thoughts on Where it Came from and Where it Might be Going

Adrian Jarvis

in Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines the discipline of port history - primarily British - to discuss what has been achieved and what further studies might contribute. It places the work of Gordon Jackson into ... More


Futures for Liverpool

Gideon Ben-Tovim

in Reinventing the City?: Liverpool in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237976
eISBN:
9781846313912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237976.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter discusses Liverpool's prospects in the new millennium. The Port of Liverpool, for example, is undergoing rapid transformation with plans of new cultural and leisure ... More


Combining Business and Pleasure? Cotton Brokers in the Liverpool Business Community in the Late Nineteenth Century

Sari Mäenpää

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/9780973893489.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This final chapter examines the role of cotton brokers in the port of Liverpool in the late-Nineteenth century. It uses data compiled by the Mercantile Liverpool Project, census material from trade ... More


Liverpool Merchants and the Cotton Trade 1820-1850

Lars U. Scholl and Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay builds on the well-documented significance of the cotton trade to Liverpool and the British economy, by exploring an overlooked element - the role of cotton merchants themselves. Williams ... More


Merchanting in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century: The Liverpool Timber Trade

Lars U. Scholl and Lars U. Scholl

in Merchants and Mariners: Selected Maritime Writings of David M. Williams

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128886
eISBN:
9781786944764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128886.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter addresses the timber trade of Liverpool, in attempt to rebalance the scholarly preoccupation with Liverpool’s cotton trade, and presented a more rounded picture of the port’s maritime ... More


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