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Global Integration

Jan Tore Klovland

in New Directions in Norwegian Maritime History

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497360
eISBN:
9781786944481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497360.003.0002
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This section analyses the impact of international economic integration on Norwegian maritime activity. It is divided into three segments. The first explores timber freight rates between 1757 and 1876 ... More


Customs Evasion, Colonial Preference and the British Tariff, 1829-1842

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/9780968128886.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines customs evasion and the indirect trade practises of Britain with regard to Baltic timber (imported via North America) and South American coffee. Williams argues that customs ... More


State Regulation of Merchant Shipping 1839-1914: The Bulk Carrying Trades

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/9780968128886.003.0006
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the state regulation of the timber and grain trades in the Britain in the nineteenth century, and the efforts made to combat the high loss of life relating to these cargoes.The ... More


Sail and Steam: Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007374
eISBN:
9781786944672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007374.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This collection provides a tribute to the career of maritime historian Yrjö Kaukiainen, composed upon his retirement from the University of Helsinki. It collects seventeen of his maritime essays ... More


The Development of Trade at the Port of Fremantle

Malcolm Tull

in A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter discusses the development of port activity to suit the flow of both passengers and cargo to Fremantle. The port trade reflected the growth of Western Australia’s economy during the early ... More


Baltic Timber-Trade under Sail: An Example of the Persistence of Old Techniques

Yrjö Kaukiainen

in Sail and Steam: Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007374
eISBN:
9781786944672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007374.003.0012
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the survival of traditional shipping despite the emergence of revolutionary changes in the shipping world during the late nineteenth century. It examines the reasons for the ... More


British Timber Imports and Finnish Shipping 1860-1910

Yrjö Kaukiainen

in Sail and Steam: Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007374
eISBN:
9781786944672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007374.003.0011
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter foregrounds the international competition in shipping during the latter half of the nineteenth century and into the beginning of the twentieth century. It notes the impact that the ... More


The Widening of Horizons, 1560-1689

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/9780986497384.003.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter introduces the conventions of British shipping during the mid sixteenth to late seventeenth centuries, concluding in 1689, a year Davis regarded as a turning point in the growth and ... More


The Changing Functions of a Rural Port: Dumfries, 1700-1850

Carol Hill

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/9780968128862.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay is a case study of the development of the Port of Dumfries, and the surrounding mercantile activity during the eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth century. Author Carol Hill argues ... More


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