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

Malcolm Tull

Abstract

This volume concerns the history of the Australian port of Fremantle, located on the edge of Western Australia and the Indian Ocean, throughout the hundred years of frequent changes to its structure and function between 1897 and 1997. Tull’s aim is to use Fremantle as a prime example of the complex network of a Port, as a community and a place of vast and varied maritime business endeavours. He seeks to erase the perception of ports as ‘passive links in the international transport chain’ in order to draw ports to the attention and further research of maritime historians. The chapters are arran ... More

Keywords: Maritime Australia, Port of Fremantle, Modern Ports, Port Authorities, Cargo-handling, Maritime Technology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780968128824
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Malcolm Tull, author