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The Vital Spark : the British Coastal Trade, 1700-1930.

Author: John Armstrong
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 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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Armstrong, John.
Vital Spark : The British Coastal Trade, 1700-1930.
Oxford : Liverpool University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Armstrong
ISBN: 9781786948960 1786948966
OCLC Number: 1020698527
Notes: Chapter 17: The Cinderella of the Transport World: The Historiography of the British Coastal TradeBibliography.
Description: 1 online resource (370 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; About the Author; Introduction; Chapter 1: British Coastal Shipping: A Research Agenda for the European Perspective; Chapter 2: The Significance of Coastal Shipping in British Domestic Transport, 1550-1830; Chapter 3 : The British Coastal Fleet in the Eighteenth Century: How Useful Are the Admiralty's Registers of Protection from Impressment?; Chapter 4: Management Response in British Coastal Shipping Companies to Railway Competition; Chapter 5: Conferences in British Nineteenth-Century Coastal Shipping. Chapter 6: Coastal Shipping: The Neglected Sector of Nineteenth-Century British Transport HistoryChapter 7: Railways and Coastal Shipping in Britain in the Later Nineteenth Century: Cooperation and Competition; Chapter 8: The Crewing of British Coastal Colliers, 1870-1914; Chapter 9: Late Nineteenth-Century Freight Rates Revisited: Some Evidence from the British Coastal Coal Trade; Chapter 10: Liverpool to Hull --
By Sea?; Chapter 11: Government Regulation in the British Shipping Industry, 1830-1913: The Role of the Coastal Sector. Chapter 12: An Estimate of the Importance of the British Coastal Liner Trade in the Early Twentieth CenturyChapter 13: The Role of Coastal Shipping in UK Transport: An Estimate of Comparative Traffic Movements in 1910; Chapter 14: Climax and Climacteric: The British Coastal Trade, 1870-1930; Chapter 15: The Shipping Depression of 1901 to 1911: The Experience of Freight Rates in the British Coastal Coal Trade; Chapter 16: The Coastal Trade of Connah's Quay in the Early Twentieth Century: A Preliminary Investigation.
Series Title: Research in Maritime History LUP.

Abstract:

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.

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