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Innovation in Shipping and Trade

Maritime Studies No. 6

Edited by Stephen Fisher
Format: Paperback
Publisher: University of Exeter Press, Exeter, United Kingdom
Published: 1st Jun 1989
Dimensions: h 230mm
Weight: 300g
ISBN-10: 0859893278
ISBN-13: 9780859893275
Barcode No: 9780859893275
Synopsis
The theme of this collection is innovation in shipping and trade in widely ranging periods and settings. There are discussions of triremes, the introduction of steam-screw propulsion into the British mercantile marine and the Royal Navy in the 1840s, and the fortunes of P&O between 1914 and 1932. There are also studies of a Devon merchant's part in English commercial expansion in the early 17th century, and British trading along the coast of Southern Africa in the 19th century. The final essay takes a look at picture postcards as a source for maritime historical research.

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