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Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Adrian Jarvis and Robert Lee

Abstract

This study offers an exploration of the role of merchants throughout maritime history through the analysis of maritime trade networks. It attempts to fill in the gaps in the historiography to determine the range of activities that maritime merchants undertook. It is comprised of nine chapters: one introductory, and eight exploring aspects of merchant history across Europe during the period 1640 to 1940. Several major themes recur throughout these studies: the necessity of port networks; the extension of trade networks through merchant migration and in-migration; the assimilation of merchants i ... More

Keywords: Transatlantic Migration, Port Infrastructures, Maritime Merchants, In-Migration, Port Demographics, Transatlantic Trade, Merchant Communities, Maritime Socio-Economics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780973893489
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adrian Jarvis, editor

Robert Lee, editor

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