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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 Southern European and Mediterranean Trades

The Southern European and Mediterranean Trades

(p.219) Chapter 11 The Southern European and Mediterranean Trades
The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ralph Davis

Liverpool University Press

This chapter explores trade between Britain, Southern Europe, and the Mediterranean during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. In detail, it examines Spanish and Portuguese shipping and the wool and wine trades; the growth in corn trade quantities; trade with Italy and shipping from the port of Livorno; and the Levant company’s monopoly of the silk trade with Syria and Asia Minor. It includes shipping statistics and contemporary correspondence to provide a well-rounded representation of the international shipping trade between these nations.

Keywords:   International Shipping, Mediterranean Shipping, Wool Trade, Spanish Wine Trade, Corn Trade, Port of Livorno, Anglo-Italian Shipping, Levant Company

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