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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.


St. Petersburg's Bills of Exchange in the Russian Economy of the Eighteenth Century

George E. Munro

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/9780969588528.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

George Munro considers the development of the gold standard, and the development of bills of exchange at St Petersburg.


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.


The Growth of Norwegian Shipbroking: The Practices of Fearnley and Eger as a Case Study, 1869-1914

Lewis R. Fischer and Helge W. Nordvik

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/9780969588528.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Lewis R. Fischer and Helge W. Nordvik consider the development of shipbroking in late-nineteenth century Norway.


“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


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.


Death of a Merchant

Ian G. Layton

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/9780969588528.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

Ian G. Layton’s essay signifies the move into the second section of the text, which assesses maritime mercantile communities; merchants; shipowners and shipbrokers. It traces the prosperous life of ... More


Shipowners and Iron Sailing Ships: The First Twenty Years, 1838-1857

David M. Williams and Jonathan M. Hutchings

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/9780969588528.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

David Williams and Jonathan Hutchings explore the history of the iron sailing vessel and its impact on European trade.


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