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The Trade Makers: Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Peter N. Davies


This journal reprints the history of the Elder Dempster company by Peter N. Davies, from 1852-1972, originally published in 1973. It includes an additional chapter, also by Peter Davies, on the history of the company from 1973-1989, covering its decline and final years. The purpose is to describe and analyse the economic history of the Elder Dempster shipping company and its predecessors, and provide an account of West African and British economic backgrounds. The journal is divided into five parts, each concerning a different era in the company’s history. Part 1 covers the formation of the Af ... More

Keywords: African Steam Ship Company, British and African Steam Navigation Company, Demas Vieljeux, West African Trade, West African Shipping, Liverpool Shipping

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2000 Print ISBN-13: 9780968128893
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780968128893.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter N. Davies, author