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The rise of the English shipping industry in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

Author: Ralph Davis; Lewis R Fischer; David M Williams; International Maritime Economic History Association.
Publisher: St. John's, Newfoundland : International Maritime Economic History Association, 2012.
Series: Research in maritime history, no. 48.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [New ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Davis; Lewis R Fischer; David M Williams; International Maritime Economic History Association.
ISBN: 9780986497384 098649738X
OCLC Number: 811554284
Notes: Oorspr. uitg.: 1962.
Description: xviii, 417 p. : tab. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Preface --
1. The widening of horizons, 1560-1689 --
2. Consolidation, 1689-1775 --
3. Ships and shipbuilders in the seventeenth century --
4. Ships and shipbuilders in the eighteenth century --
5. The shipowners --
6. The merchant seamen --
7. The pay and conditions of merchant seamen --
8. Shipping management and the role of the master --
9. Shipping and trade --
10. The nearby and northern European trades --
11. The southern European and Mediterranean trades --
12. The east Indian trade --
13. The American and west Indian trades --
14. The government and the shipping industry --
15. War and the shipping industry --
16. Four ships and their fortunes --
17. Was it a profitable business? --
18. Conclusion --
Appendix A: A note on the shipping statistics, 1686-1788 --
Appendix B: Sources for the history of the shipping industry.
Series Title: Research in maritime history, no. 48.
Responsibility: Ralph Davis.

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