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Trade and traders in mid-Victorian Liverpool : mercantile business and the making of a world port

Author: Graeme J Milne
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book charts the development of Liverpool's trade, shipping and business culture in the third quarter of the nineteenth century.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme J Milne
ISBN: 0853236062 9780853236061 085323616X 9780853236160
OCLC Number: 902466147
Description: 243 p.
Contents: Plan of the Mersey docks, c.1860PrefaceList of tablesList of figures1. Introduction: Boom, bust, crisis and opportunityPart I: Patterns and contexts2. Shipping in an era of transition and opportunity3. Trade, diversification, regions and commodities4. Accommodating diversity: Port infrastructurePart II: The dynamics of mercantile business5. Function, specialisation and integration6. Capital, credit, growth and control7. Insecurity, information and reputationPart III: Institutions and influence8. Constraint and opportunity: Government contracting9. Interest, faction and port management10. Conclusion: Trading in interesting timesNotes on sourcesNotes on abbreviationsBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Graeme J. Milne [aut].

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