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The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.

Author: Ralph Davis
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 volume is a reprint of Ralph Davis' seminal 1962 book, The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. The aim was to examine the economic reasons for the growth of British shipping before the arrival of modern technology, with a particular attention on overseas trade.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Davis, Ralph.
Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.
Oxford : Liverpool University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Davis
ISBN: 9781786948878 1786948877
OCLC Number: 1020698288
Description: 1 online resource (444 pages).
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Introduction to the 2012 Edition; Series Editor's Note; Introduction; Preface; Chapter 1: The Widening of Horizons, 1560-1689; Chapter 2: Consolidation, 1689-1775; Chapter 3: Ships and Shipbuilders in the Seventeenth Century; Chapter 4: Ships and Shipbuilders in the Eighteenth Century; Chapter 5: The Shipowners; Chapter 6: The Merchant Seamen; Chapter 7: The Pay and Conditions of Merchant Seamen; Chapter 8: Shipping Management and the Role of the Master; Chapter 9: Shipping and Trade; Chapter 10: The Nearby and Northern European Trades. Chapter 11 : The Southern European and Mediterranean TradesChapter 12: The East Indian Trade; Chapter 13: The American and West Indian Trades; Chapter 14: The Government and the Shipping Industry; Chapter 15: War and the Shipping Industry; Chapter 16: Four Ships and Their Fortunes; Chapter 17: Was It a Profitable Business?; Chapter 18: Conclusion; Appendix A: A Note on the Shipping Statistics, 1686-1788; Appendix B: Sources for the History of the Shipping Industry; Index.
Series Title: Research in Maritime History LUP.

Abstract:

This volume is a reprint of Ralph Davis' seminal 1962 book, The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries. The aim was to examine the economic reasons for the growth of British shipping before the arrival of modern technology, with a particular attention on overseas trade.
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