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Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010

Locating the English Diaspora, 1500-2010

Tanja Bueltmann, David T. Gleeson, and Don MacRaild (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318191
eISBN:
9781846317712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317712
Subject:
History, Economic History

After 1600, English emigration became one of Europe's most significant population movements. Yet compared to what has been written about the migration of Scots and Irish, relatively little energy has ... More

‘Merely for Money’?Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Sheryllynne Haggerty

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729
Subject:
History, Economic History

In 1780 Richard Sheridan noted that merchants worked ‘merely for money.’ Rather than being a criticism, this was recognition of the important commercial role that merchants played in the British ... More

Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Steel, Ships and Men: Cammell Laird, 1824–1993

Kenneth Warren

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780853239123
eISBN:
9781781380765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314131
Subject:
History, Economic History

The firm of Cammell Laird originated in a boiler works in 1824 before growing and diversifying to become one of a small number of companies worldwide which could build, armour, and arm the largest ... More

Trade and Traders in Mid-Victorian LiverpoolMercantile Business and the Making of a World Port

Trade and Traders in Mid-Victorian Liverpool: Mercantile Business and the Making of a World Port

Graeme Milne

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236061
eISBN:
9781846314261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314261
Subject:
History, Economic History

This book charts the development of Liverpool's trade, shipping, and business culture in the third quarter of the nineteenth century. Using previously neglected evidence, it assesses the causes and ... More

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