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The Trade Makers : Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989.

Author: Peter N Davies
Publisher: Oxford : Liverpool University Press, 2017.
Series: Research in Maritime History LUP.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This journal reprints the history of the Elder Dempster company by Peter N. Davies, from 1852-1972, originally published in 1973. It includes an additional chapter, also by Peter Davies, on the history of the company from 1973-1989, covering its decline and final years.
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Davies, Peter N.
Trade Makers : Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989.
Oxford : Liverpool University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter N Davies
ISBN: 9781786949172 1786949172
OCLC Number: 1020698600
Description: 1 online resource (636 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Foreword; Introduction (Second Edition); Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction (Original); PART ONE: THE PIONEERS; Chapter 1. Macgregor Laird; Chapter 2. Alexander Elder and John Dempster; PART TWO: ELDER DEMPSTER AND COMPANY; Chapter 3. Alfred Lewis Jones; Chapter 4. The West African Shipping Conference; Chapter 5. Expansion and Diversification; Chapter 6. The Effects of the Conference System; PART THREE: ELDER DEMPSTER AND COMPANY LIMITED; Chapter 7. Lord Kylsant; Chapter 8. The Great War; Chapter 9. Reconstruction and Change. Chapter 10. The End of the Royal Mail GroupPART FOUR: ELDER DEMSTER LINES LIMITED; Chapter 11. The Reorganisation of the Company; Chapter 12. The Second World War; Chapter 13. Post-War Reconstruction; Chapter 14. Recent Developments; Chapter 15. The Future; PART FIVE: THE END OF AN ERA; Chapter 16. A False Dawn and Terminal Decline; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Research in Maritime History LUP.

Abstract:

This journal reprints the history of the Elder Dempster company by Peter N. Davies, from 1852-1972, originally published in 1973. It includes an additional chapter, also by Peter Davies, on the history of the company from 1973-1989, covering its decline and final years.

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