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Flagships of Imperialism: The P & O Company and the Politics of Empire From Its Origins to 1867 (Studies in Imperialism)

Author: Edward Harcourt; Sarah Palmer; Freda Harcourt
Publisher: Manchester University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first scholarly monograph on the history of the P&O shipping company, which many would argue was the truly central and iconic shipping line of empire. It is also the first history of P&O to pay  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Flagships of Imperialism: The P & O Company and the Politics of Empire From Its Origins to 1867 (Studies in Imperialism)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Harcourt; Sarah Palmer; Freda Harcourt
OCLC Number: 940858784
Notes: Book.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction1. 'A Large Capital and Great Arrangements': P&O to 18402. Full Steam Ahead: West and East of Suez, 1840-18453. From India to China: P&O and the Opium Trade, 1845-574. Competition and the Route to Australia, 1847-52 5. Views from the Boardroom, 1840-556. Nuts, Bolts and Money, 1843-65 7. Crisis and Rescue, 1853-67 Afterword by Sarah PalmerBibliography -- .

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