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Global Markets – The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850 - Liverpool Scholarship Online
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Global Markets: The Internationalization of the Sea Transport Industries since 1850

David J Starkey and Gelina Harlaftis


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 and economic interactions between nations. It seeks to demonstrate that the elements of shipping, internationalisation, and globalisation are intertwined. The purpose of this journal is to trace the development and examine the consequences of globalisation as it relates to maritime history. The four main issues under consideration are:- information networks and cooperation in transoceanic shipping ... More

Keywords: Containerisation, Shipping Conferences, Modern Whaling Industry, Fishing Industry, Imperialism, Japanese Shipping, Liner Shipping, Nineteenth-Century Shipping, Twentieth-Century Shipping

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Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780968128848
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780968128848.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David J Starkey, editor

Gelina Harlaftis, editor

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