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The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries$
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Ralph Davis

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780986497384

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.001.0001

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The Widening of Horizons, 1560-1689

The Widening of Horizons, 1560-1689

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(p.1) Chapter 1 The Widening of Horizons, 1560-1689
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The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
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Ralph Davis

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0001

This chapter introduces the conventions of British shipping during the mid sixteenth to late seventeenth centuries, concluding in 1689, a year Davis regarded as a turning point in the growth and commercial development of shipping. It begins by comparing British shipping unfavourably to Dutch shipping in 1560, then addresses the mid-century development of British fisheries and the coal trade. It also charts the development of long-distance trade; the disruptiveness of the Spanish Armada and various other wars; growth in tonnage and value; the steady development and impact of Northern trade the seventeenth century; and the trade of colonial goods. It concludes by with a summary of the economic literature pertaining to the period.

Keywords:   Coal Trade, British Fisheries, Long-Distance Trade, Spanish Armada, Timber Trade

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