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Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 1

Gordon Read and Michael Stammers (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588573
eISBN:
9781786944863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This guide covers the following major collections hosted at the Merseyside Maritime Museum:- records deposited or presented under the 1958 Public Records Act; official organisations, including the ... More


Tankers in Trouble: orwegian Shipping and the Crisis of the 1970s and 1980s

Stig Tenold

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893427
eISBN:
9781786944627
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893427.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book analyses the causes and effects of the shipping market crisis in the 1970s and 1980s - the most severe of the twentieth century. It approaches the subject from three viewpoints. The first ... 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 Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Gordon Boyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is an in-depth case study of the Furness Withy and Co Shipping Group, which operated both tramp and liner services and was one of the five major British shipping groups of the early ... More


The Shipowners

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter offers a thorough study of the role of the merchant shipowner in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It defines the joint-stock ownership system in relation to British shipowning, ... 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


Small Town Merchants, Global Ventures: The Maritime Trade of the New Julfan Armenians in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ina Baghdiantz McCabe

in Maritime History as Global History

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497339
eISBN:
9781786944511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter analyses the role of Armenian maritime merchants in ushering in the ‘First Global Age’ of maritime history in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It explores transoceanic ... 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


Gladstone Dock

Adrian Jarvis

in In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the creation of Gladstone Dock. The motivation of the MDHB was to create a dock that could accommodate ships of up to 1000 feet, a length which was inconceivable in 1901. It ... More


Shipping Management and the Role of the Master

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0008
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines British shipping management in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with particular focus on the role of the shipmaster. It identifies several of the problems in ship ... More


The Kaohsiung Fishing Industry and Its Ancillary Industries

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the relationship between the established Kaohsiung fishing industry and six core ancillary industries: ice manufacturing, trucking, shipbuilding, equipment supply, security, and ... More


The Culture and Daily Life of the Kaohsiung Fishing Communities

Henry T. Chen

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893496
eISBN:
9781786944559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893496.003.0009
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the daily lives of fishermen and fishing communities in Kaohsiung. It explores the migration networks of Taiwan and how ethnic boundaries impacted job prospects; the onshore ... More


An Estimate of the Importance of the British Coastal Liner Trade in the Early Twentieth Century

John Armstrong

in The Vital Spark: The British Coastal Trade, 1700-1930

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497308
eISBN:
9781786944542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497308.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter attempts to fill in some of the gaps in data in the history of the British coastal liner trade from the beginning of the twentieth century up to the outbreak of the First World War. It ... More


Competition or Co-operation in the Global Shipping Industry: The Origins and Impact of the Conference System for British Shipowners before 1914

Robert G. Greenhill

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/9780968128848.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter assesses the role of conference system from its formation through to 1914. During the nineteenth century a sharp and persistent increase in competition between shipowners over trade and ... More


The Expansion of Japan's Shipping Interests before the Sino-Japanese War

Katayama Kunio

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/9780968128848.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter argues that the expansion of a nation’s shipping industry, though often accompanied by imperialist activity, does not guarantee it. Katayama Kunio considers the role of commerce, rather ... More


Organizational and Managerial Patterns of Greek-Owned Shipping Enterprises and the Internationalization Process from the Interwar Period to 1990

John Theotokas

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/9780968128848.003.0014
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the organisational and managerial practices of Greek shipping enterprises during the twentieth century, seeking to answer why these structures changed very little over the ... More


Internationalization and the Collapse of British Shipbuilding, 1945-1973

Lewis Johnman

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/9780968128848.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter studies the collapse of British shipbuilding, in attempt to determine how directly it was linked to the internationalisation of the shipping industry. Lewis Johnman asserts that the lack ... More


The Seamen

Robin Craig

in British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007343
eISBN:
9781786944702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007343.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section explores the link between a rise in competence and productivity within the shipping industry, and the dissemination of printed guides for master mariners during the nineteenth century, ... More


British Shipping from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present

Sarah Palmer

in International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay charts the considerable decline of the British shipping industry in the twentieth century. Sarah Palmer demonstrates that growing distance between shipowners and shipbuilders; tremendous ... More


North of England Shipowners and Their Business Connections in the Nineteenth Century

Graeme J. Milne

in International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay focuses on business networks in the North of England in the nineteenth century, with particular attention paid to shipowning interests. Graeme J. Milne looks at both regional and national ... More


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