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Population and Society in Western European Port-Cities, c. 1650–1939

Richard Lawton and Robert Lee


This book brings together ten original papers on the population dynamics and development of Western European port cities. In a substantial overview chapter, the editors examine ‘Port Development and the Demographic Dynamics of European Urbanisation’, setting in context the individual case studies that follow. These studies of Bremen, Cork, Genoa, Glasgow, Hamburg, Liverpool, Malmo, Nantes, Portsmouth, and Trieste provide an enhancement of our understanding of the particular socio-economic and demographic characteristics of port cities, and point to the existence of a particular port demographi ... More

Keywords: population dynamics, port cities, Port Development, Demographic Dynamics, European Urbanisation, port demographic regime, casual labour, cyclical employment, epidemic infection, socio-economic characteristics

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780853234357
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.5949/UPO9781846313837


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Richard Lawton, editor

Robert Lee, editor

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