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Those Emblems of Hell?European Sailors and the Maritime Labour Market, 1570-1870$
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Paul C. van Royen

Print publication date: 1997

Print ISBN-13: 9780968128831

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780968128831.001.0001

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The International Maritime Labour Market (Sixteenth-Nineteenth Centuries)

The International Maritime Labour Market (Sixteenth-Nineteenth Centuries)

(p.11) The International Maritime Labour Market (Sixteenth-Nineteenth Centuries)
Those Emblems of Hell?

Jan Lucassen

Liverpool University Press

This chapter explores the modes of the recruitment of seamen in European countries with changing economic positions from the sixteenth to nineteenth century. It discusses the four divisions of recruitment policies: mixed systems of free and unfree labour; national recruitment of free labour; national recruitment of unfree labour; and international and national recruitment of free labour, and analyses the influence of labour migration, war, imperialism and internationalisation.

Keywords:   Maritime History, Maritime Labour, European Maritime History, European Maritime Labour, Labour Migration, Free Labour, Internationalisation, Imperialism

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