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Harbours and Havens: Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Lewis R. Fischer and Adrian Jarvis


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 appreciation of Gordon Jackson’s career, and concludes with a bibliography of his published work. The first four essays concern British ports - Hull, Liverpool, and Dumfries in particular - and the remaining six concern international ports - a wide range stretching across the ports of Fremantle, Yokohama, Dubai, and Bremen. The essays cover topics such as politics and port management; port developmen ... More

Keywords: British Ports, Port Authorities, Port Towns, Port Development, Port Technology, Port Economics, Shipping Industry, Port Infrastructure

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1998 Print ISBN-13: 9780968128862
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780968128862.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lewis R. Fischer, editor

Adrian Jarvis, editor