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Resources and Infrastructures in the Maritime Economy, 1500-2000

Gordon Boyce and Richard Gorski


This book provides a study of both the physical and intangible frameworks that enabled maritime resources to flow and infrastructures to operate. The aim is to demonstrate the complexity and diversity of the legal, social, cultural, and institutional forces at work within maritime economics. Port development, planning, and policy-making constitute the physical frameworks, while agency structures and consular networks make up the non-physical factors under discussion. Both land and sea commodities are examined, including capital mobilised from other sectors, and a particularly pertinent maritim ... More

Keywords: Nordic Shipping, Consular Agents, Twentieth Century Shipping, Fishing Industry, Coastal Shipping, Port Infrastructures, Port Policies, Maritime Policy-making

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2002 Print ISBN-13: 9780973007329
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973007329.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gordon Boyce, editor

Richard Gorski, editor

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