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A Seafaring People: Bermuda's Maritime Society

Michael J. Jarvis

in In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680-1783

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833216
eISBN:
9781469600291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833216.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how seafaring shaped the lives and fortunes of those who did not go to sea, and how shoreside activities supported and complemented men's commercial pursuits. It considers ... More


Danish Maritime History, 1976-1992: A Review

Poul Holm

in Maritime History at the Crossroads: A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588580
eISBN:
9781786944856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588580.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay endeavours to determine how close maritime history has come to answering central historical problems by exploring the wealth of literature and research relating to Denmark after the year ... More


Tides of History: Ocean Science and Her Majesty's Navy

Michael S. Reidy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226709321
eISBN:
9780226709338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226709338.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the first half of the nineteenth century, the British sought to master the physical properties of the oceans; in the second half, they lorded over large portions of the oceans' outer rim. The ... More


Introduction: A Historical Perspective on the Studies of Andean Maritime Communities

Gabriel Prieto and Daniel H. Sandweiss

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 places the volume in historical and theoretical contexts. It includes a detailed summary of each chapter and suggests directions for future research. In brief review, the archaeological ... More


“I Cherish a Desire to Be at Sea”: John Wompas and the Maritime Atlantic

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses John Wompas's “desire to be at sea.” Wompas spent his life straddling two worlds, so there is harmony in the fact that he sought the companionship of a group of men who spent ... More


Introduction: William Pen’s Piratical Society

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines sea marauding in the Spanish Indies, the southern Pacific, and the Indian Ocean during piracy's Golden Age, that is, before the turn of the eighteenth century. It argues that ... More


Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Mark G. Hanna

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Analyzing the rise and subsequent fall of international piracy from the perspective of colonial hinterlands, this book explores the often overt support of sea marauders in maritime communities from ... More


Maritime Destiny as Manifest Destiny

Brian Rouleau

in With Sails Whitening Every Sea: Mariners and the Making of an American Maritime Empire

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452338
eISBN:
9780801455087
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452338.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter considers how domestic rhetoric about Native Americans shaped how the republic's citizens abroad understood peoples they encountered. Frontier language and the discourses of civilization ... More


Liability for Damage to the Marine Environment

Magnus Göransson

in International Law and Sustainable Development: Past Achievements and Future Challenges

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298076
eISBN:
9780191685378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298076.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter illustrates how the international maritime community through the International Maritime Organization (IMO) has covered the field of chemicals or other cargo or material capable of ... More


South Sea Pirates Sail North, 1674–1688

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the political reasons why the North American port communities of Boston, Newport, Charles Town, and New Providence in the Bahamas during the period 1674–1688 openly welcomed the ... More


The Rise of the Red Sea Pirates, 1688–1696

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the economic, legal, military, political, religious, and even literary factors that led Englishmen to turn to piracy in the Red Sea during the period 1688–1696. The shift from ... More


Marine Communities in the Atacama Desert: Masters of the Subtropical Pacific Coast of South America

Calogero M. Santoro, Victoria Castro, Chris Carter, and Daniela Valenzuela

in Maritime Communities of the Ancient Andes

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813066141
eISBN:
9780813058351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066141.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 2 reviews ancient maritime communities for the hyperarid coast of northern Chile and southernmost Peru throughout the Holocene, with focus on the mid-Holocene Archaic Period. Two regions ... More


The Spirit of 1696: Initiating Imperial Revolution

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines a number of movements in 1696 that affected colonial support for illicit sea marauding and the British Empire more generally; these movements involved trade, warfare, colonial ... More


Introduction

Zosia Halina Archibald

in Ancient Economies of the Northern Aegean: Fifth to First Centuries BC

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682119
eISBN:
9780191762727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682119.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter looks at the northern Aegean from a continental perspective, through the eyes of nineteenth-century explorers and twentieth-century scholars. It explains the link between maritime and ... More


The Arrival of Foreign Ships

Alastair Couper

in Sailors and Traders: A Maritime History of the Pacific Peoples

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832391
eISBN:
9780824869946
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832391.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter examines the arrival of foreign ships in the Pacific Islands, with particular emphasis on the relationships between foreign sailors and the local maritime communities. It first considers ... More


Nationalists Who Feared the Nation: Adriatic Multi-Nationalism in Habsburg Dalmatia, Trieste, and Venice

Dominique Kirchner Reill

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774468
eISBN:
9780804778497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774468.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

We can often learn as much from political movements that failed as from those that achieved their goals. This book looks at one such frustrated movement: a group of community leaders and writers in ... More


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