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Capital and Labour in the Port Town of Esbjerg, 1945-1999

Poul Holm

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/9780968128862.003.0010
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This essay examines the port town of Esbjerg, tracing its evolution from solely agricultural and fishing-related exports to a contemporary base for offshore development. Local capital, maritime ... More


Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Lewis R. Fischer and Adrian Jarvis (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128862
eISBN:
9781786944788
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a collection of ten essays concerning various aspects of ports, port towns, and port history, by means of tribute to the maritime historian, Gordon Jackson. The volumes begins with an ... More


Towns, Improvement, and the Contest for Authority in the 1680s

Paul Musselwhite

in Urban Dreams, Rural Commonwealth: The Rise of Plantation Society in the Chesapeake

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226585284
eISBN:
9780226585314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585314.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the contentious legislative debate over town development that gripped both colonies throughout the 1680s as both local elites and imperial officials used urban development to ... More


Epilogue: “This little Common wealth”

Paul Musselwhite

in Urban Dreams, Rural Commonwealth: The Rise of Plantation Society in the Chesapeake

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226585284
eISBN:
9780226585314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585314.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This epilogue begins with a brief account of the contests over urban authority in Virginia and Maryland during the 1780s, including the controversy over incorporating the city of Baltimore and James ... 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


‘There to sing the song of Moses’: John Jea’s Methodism and Working-Class Attitudes to Slavery in Liverpool and Portsmouth, 1801–1817

Ryan Hanley

in Britain's History and Memory of Transatlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781382776
eISBN:
9781786944009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382776.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how the African Methodist preacher John Jea adapted his spoken and written discourse to appeal to different working-class audiences in Liverpool and Portsmouth during the first ... More


Port Towns and Cities, General Studies

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0019
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning the Port Towns and Cities across Britain and overseas throughout Maritime History.


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


The Consolidation of Bilbao as a Trade Centre in the Second Half of the Seventeenth Century

Aingeru Zabala Uriarte

in Merchant Organization and Maritime Trade in the North Atlantic, 1660-1815

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128855
eISBN:
9781786944795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128855.003.0007
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter presents the efforts of the city of Bilbao, throughout the seventeenth century, to achieve and maintain the status of an international centre of transatlantic trade, amidst tension ... More


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