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Part I: Port Case Studies

Tapio Bergholm, Lewis R. Fischer, and M. Elisabetta Tonizzi (eds)

in Making Global and Local Connections: Historical Perspectives on Ports

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893458
eISBN:
9781786944597
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893458.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section consists of six essays that explore local port issues and the effect of the wave of globalisation taking place in the port industry during the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. ... More


State Policies and Their Influence on the Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks, 1830-1870

Torsten Feys

in The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.003.0100
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section studies the rise of transatlantic mass migration and long-distance steamshipping between 1830 to 1870, and the ways in which the two intersected. It explores the successes and failures ... More


The Battle for the Migrants: The Evolution from Port to Company Competition, 1840-1914

Torsten Feys

in Maritime Transport and Migration: The Connections between Maritime and Migration Networks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893434
eISBN:
9781786944610
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893434.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the role of Dutch and Belgian consular agencies in opening and sustaining the business of transatlantic steamship lines from Rotterdam and Antwerp to the United States. Via a ... More


Dutch Sea Transport in Transition: The German Hinterland as Catalyst, 1850-1914

Jochen Bläsing and Ton Langenhuyzen

in Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter follows the modernisation of Dutch sea transport through three strands - shipping, shipbuilding, and the port industry - in relation to the economic recovery of the Netherlands ... More


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