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The Battle for the MigrantsIntroduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

The Battle for the Migrants: Introduction of Steamshipping on the North Atlantic and Its Impact on the European Exodus

Torsten Feys

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781927869000
eISBN:
9781786944443
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869000.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book approaches the well-documented study of European mass migration to the United States of America from the viewpoint of mass migration as a business venture. The overall purpose is to ... More

British Shipping and World Competition

British Shipping and World Competition

S G Sturmey

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780986497322
eISBN:
9781786944528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497322.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This work is a reprint of a 1962 book, British Shipping and World Competition, by maritime economist Dr S. G. Sturmey. It seeks to explain why the tonnage of ships registered in the United Kingdom ... More

British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914

British Tramp Shipping, 1750-1914

Robin Craig

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007343
eISBN:
9781786944702
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007343.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study explores the history of tramp-shipping in the United Kingdom, between 1750 and 1914. It defines ‘tramp’ as steamships exclusively hulled with iron or steel. The purpose of the journal is ... More

The British Whaling Trade

The British Whaling Trade

Gordon Jackson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007398
eISBN:
9781786944658
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007398.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book provides a comprehensive economic history of the British Whaling Trade, divided into two eras of significant technological difference. The first part concerns the traditional whaling trades ... More

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

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

Malcolm Tull

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128824
eISBN:
9781786944825
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128824.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

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 ... More

Crossing the BarAn Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Crossing the Bar: An Oral History of the British Shipbuilding, Ship Repairing and Marine Engine-Building Industries in the Age of Decline, 1956-1990

Anthony Slaven and Hugh Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781927869017
eISBN:
9781786944436
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781927869017.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a collection of sixty interviews with key figures in British shipbuilding, ship repair, and marine engine-building industries across the United Kingdom, plus government and civil service ... More

The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901Life and Times of Joseph Salter

The Diary of a Maritimer, 1816-1901: Life and Times of Joseph Salter

Nancy Redmayne Ross (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588597
eISBN:
9781786944849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588597.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This journal comprises the edited diaries of Canadian seafarer, Joseph Salter, arranged chronologically from 1839 through to 1899, chronicling the many voyages of his career. He took employment with ... More

The Diary of John Holt

The Diary of John Holt

Peter N. Davies (ed.)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780969588559
eISBN:
9781786944894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588559.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

John Holt (1841-1915) was a successful British merchant who made several voyages to West Africa during his lifetime to establish business and trade in the era of British Imperialism. His diaries are ... More

The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Jaap R. Bruijn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497353
eISBN:
9781786944498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a reprint of Jaap R. Bruijn’s 1993 book, The Dutch Navy, which offers an English-language overview of the history of the Dutch Navy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is ... More

The Exploited SeasNew Directions for Marine Environmental History

The Exploited Seas: New Directions for Marine Environmental History

Poul Holm, Tim D. Smith, and David J. Starkey (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007312
eISBN:
9781786944733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007312.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The book combines the approaches of maritime history and ecological science to explore the evolution of life-forms and eco-systems in the ocean from a historical perspective, in order to establish ... More

From Wheel House to Counting HouseEssays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

From Wheel House to Counting House: Essays in Maritime Business History in Honour of Professor Peter Neville Davies

Lewis R. Fischer (ed.)

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780969588511
eISBN:
9781786944924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9780969588511.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This volume is dedicated to Maritime Business History, by means of commemorating the career of Professor Peter Neville Davies, a prominent member of the Economic and Social History department of the ... More

Global MarketsThe Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

David J Starkey and Gelina Harlaftis (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128848
eISBN:
9781786944801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is concerned with the role played by the sea transport industries in the development of global markets. It claims that the sea transport industry in fundamentally intrinsic to the political ... More

The Globalisation of the OceansContainerisation from the 1950s to the Present

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

Frank Broeze

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book maintains that container shipping is vital to the actualisation of globalisation, and that without it, globalisation would remain a concept rather than reality. It argues that container ... More

The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business EnterpriseThe Furness Interest, 1892-1919

The Growth and Dissolution of a Large-Scale Business Enterprise: The Furness Interest, 1892-1919

Gordon Boyce

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497391
eISBN:
9781786944450
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497391.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is an in-depth case study of the Furness Withy and Co Shipping Group, which operated both tramp and liner services and was one of the five major British shipping groups of the early ... More

Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 1

Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 1

Gordon Read and Michael Stammers (eds)

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588573
eISBN:
9781786944863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588573.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This guide covers the following major collections hosted at the Merseyside Maritime Museum:- records deposited or presented under the 1958 Public Records Act; official organisations, including the ... More

Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum, Volume 2

Dawn Littler (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780968128879
eISBN:
9781786944771
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128879.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This guide follows the Guide to the Records of Merseyside Maritime Museum Volume I (Vol 8 of Research in Maritime History, ISBN: -0-9695885-7-7) and covers the remaining collections hosted at the ... More

Harbours and HavensEssays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

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

The Impact of Technological ChangeThe Early Steamship in Britain

The Impact of Technological Change: The Early Steamship in Britain

John Armstrong and David M. Williams

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497377
eISBN:
9781786944474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497377.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book presents an in-depth study of the impact of the steamship on Britain during its first forty years, roughly between 1810 and 1850. It relates the early steamship to several industrial themes ... More

In Troubled TimesThe Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

In Troubled Times: The Port of Liverpool, 1905-1938

Adrian Jarvis

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973007367
eISBN:
9781786944689
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007367.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study provides a history of the Port of Liverpool between 1905 and 1938, during its decline. It is particularly interested in the history of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board, Liverpool’s ... More

International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth CenturiesThe Comparative Dimension

International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries: The Comparative Dimension

Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780973893472
eISBN:
9781786944573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893472.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book compiles seven essays concerning changes to merchant shipping over the hundred and fifty years between 1850 and 2000, and spanning a range of countries, with particular focus on Norway, ... More

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