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Maritime History as Global History

Maria Fusaro and Amélia Polónia

Abstract

This study aims to provide new insights into the connections between maritime history and global history. It demonstrates the significance of maritime activity as a conduit of global exchange by examining local, national, and international interdependencies and trade networks, and a broad range of time periods, geographical areas, and various sub-divisions of maritime historical research. It is composed of ten essays, with an introductory chapter and concluding chapter. The first five essays discuss the effects globalisation on shipping in the early modern period; the following three discuss m ... More

Keywords: Maritime Labour, Maritime Trade, Globalisation, Global Shipping Networks, Early Modern Shipping, Modern Shipping, Merchant Fleets, Maritime Transport

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780986497339
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780986497339.001.0001

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Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Maria Fusaro, editor

Amélia Polónia, editor

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