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Sail and Steam: Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen


This collection provides a tribute to the career of maritime historian Yrjö Kaukiainen, composed upon his retirement from the University of Helsinki. It collects seventeen of his maritime essays written in English, reprinted in order to celebrate his career and impact on the field of maritime history. The selected essays encompass the following themes: maritime Finland; maritime labour; sail, steam, coal, and canvas; the timber-trade; maritime communication and networks; ship measurement and shipping statistics; the economics of merchant shipping; managerial skills in Finnish merchant fleets; ... More

Keywords: Maritime Labour, Timber Trade, Steamships, International Freight Markets, Finnish Sailors, The Age of Sail, Finnish Shipping, Shipping Statistics, Yrjö Kaukiainen, Maritime Economics

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780973007374
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973007374.001.0001
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Finnish Sailors, 1750-1870

Yrjö Kaukiainen