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The Global Pacific Seafarer

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/9780824832391.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter discusses the employment of Pacific sailors in international shipping companies by focusing on the case of Kiribati. One and a quarter million merchant seafarers were supplied to ... More


The 1980s: Crisis and the Second Revolution

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter closely examines the contradictory narratives of the 1980s, that of a decline throughout the global economy and subsequent reduction of staff and demise or reduction of a good number of ... More


Introduction

Taco Terpstra

in Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean: Private Order and Public Institutions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780691172088
eISBN:
9780691189703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691172088.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the economic development of the ancient Mediterranean. From ca. 700 BCE onward, state formation began to have a positive influence on economic ... More


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