Coastal Shipping And The European Economy 1750 1980
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📒Coastal Shipping And The European Economy 1750 1980 ✍ John Armstrong
✏Coastal shipping and the European economy 1750 1980 Book Summary :
📒The Vital Spark ✍ John Armstrong
✏The Vital Spark Book Summary : This book collects seventeen previously published essays by John Armstrong concerning the British coastal trade. Armstrong is a leading maritime historian and the essays provided here offer a thorough exploration of the British coastal trade, his specialisation, during the period of industrialisation and technological development that would lead to modern shipping. The purpose is to demonstrate the whether or not the coastal trade was the main carrier of internal trade and a pioneer of the technical developments that modernised the shipping industry. Each essay makes an original contribution to the field and covers a broad range of topics, including the fluctuating importance of the coastal trade and size of the coastal fleet over time; the relationship between coastal shipping, canals, and railways; a comparison between the coastal liner and coastal tramp trade; the significance of the river Thames in enabling trade; coastal trade economics; maritime freight rates; the early twentieth century shipping depression; competition between coastal liner companies; and a detailed study of the role of the government in coastal shipping. The book also contains case studies of the London coal trade; coastal trade through the River Dee port; and the Liverpool-Hull trade route. It contains a foreword, introduction, and bibliography of Armstrong's writings. There is no overall conclusion, except the assertion that coastal shipping plays a tremendous role in British maritime history, and a call for further research into the field.
✏Shipping and Economic Growth 1350 1850 Book Summary : Shipping was the most dynamic sector of the economy of Europe from the fourteenth into the nineteenth century. Europeans who moved goods by sea dramatically improved their efficiency, laying the foundations for greater economic growth to come and for domination of the world’s oceans.
📒British Shipping In The Mediterranean During The Napoleonic Wars ✍ Katerina Galani
✏British Shipping in the Mediterranean during the Napoleonic Wars Book Summary : In British Shipping in the Mediterranean during the Napoleonic Wars Katerina Galani offers a detailed account of Britain’s successful adaptation to economic warfare at sea during the intermittent conflicts of the late 18th century.
📒The World S Key Industry ✍ G. Harlaftis
✏The World s Key Industry Book Summary : Maritime transport has been the main driver of trade growth, and the emergence and development of a global economy. This collection of essays from distinguished economists and historians takes an international and comparative perspective, covering topics ranging from technological advance and the role of the state to maritime business development.
📒Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea ✍ Marcus Rediker
✏Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea Book Summary : This unsparing account of the eighteenth-century maritime world reconstructs the often brutal social and cultural milieu of Anglo-American seafaring and piracy, following sailors and their ships from their trade routes into rowdy waterfront ports.
📒Opening A Window To The West ✍ Peter Ennals
✏Opening a Window to the West Book Summary : After more than two centuries of self-seclusion, Japan finally opened itself to Western traders and influences in the 1850s. However, Westerners were restricted to a handful of Foreign Concessions set adjacent to selected Japanese cities, where they could fashion a working urban space suited to their own cultural patterns, and which provided the Japanese with a microscopic lens on Western ways of behaviour and commerce. Kōbe was one of these treaty ports, and its Foreign Concession, along with that at Yokohama, became the most vibrant and successful of these settlements. The first book-length study of Kōbe’s Foreign Concession, Opening a Window to the West situates Kōbe within the larger pattern of globalization occurring throughout East Asia in the nineteenth century. Detailing the form and evolution of the settlement, its social and economic composition, and its specific mercantile trading features, this vivid micro-study illuminates the making of Kōbe during these critical decades of growth and development.
📒Changing Financial Landscapes In India And Indonesia ✍ Heiko Schrader
✏Changing Financial Landscapes in India and Indonesia Book Summary : Heiko Schrader is an economist and sociologist. He wrote his Ph. D. thesis and a book on traditional and contemporary trading patterns in the Nepal Himalayas and beyond. Furthermore, he edited a book, together with Hans-Dieter Evers, on "The Moral Economy of Trade - Ethnicity and Developing Markets". This book is the outcome of a five-year research project on the history of finance in India and Indonesia that he completed with his Habilitation at the Faculty of Sociology, University of Bielefeld.