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Published: 01 January 1997

344 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780968128824

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A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Malcolm Tull

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • This volume concerns the history of the Australian port of Fremantle, located on the edge of Western Australia and the Indian Ocean, throughout the hundred years of frequent changes to its structure and function between 1897 and 1997
  • Tull's aim is to use Fremantle as a prime example of the complex network of a Port, as a community and a place of vast and varied maritime business endeavours
  • The chapters are arranged thematically rather than chronologically, and includes statistical appendices, a bibliography, and an index, for ease of navigation