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Those Emblems of Hell?: European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870

Paul C. van Royen


This volume collects a series of reports from maritime historians across Europe, aiming to provide a coherent historical trajectory of the lives of European sailors and their dealings with the maritime labour market; the reports were presented at The Hague’s 1994 conference, ’European Sailors, 1570-1870.’ The core areas discussed in the first half of the volume include: the national maritime labour market; the international maritime labour market; working conditions for sailors; and career patterns. The second half features reports detailing the sailing history of a selection European countrie ... More

Keywords: Maritime History, Maritime Labour, European Maritime History, European Maritime Labour, International Maritime Labour, International Maritime History, Maritime Economy, European Maritime Economy, International Maritime Economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780968128831
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul C. van Royen, editor