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Published: 01 December 1998

264 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780968128862

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Harbours and Havens

Essays in Port History in Honour of Gordon Jackson

Edited by Lewis R. Fischer and Adrian Jarvis

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • This book is a collection of ten essays concerning various aspects of ports, port towns, and port history, by means of tribute to the maritime historian, Gordon Jackson
  • The first four essays concern British ports - Hull, Liverpool, and Dumfries in particular - and the remaining six concern international ports - a wide range stretching across the ports of Fremantle, Yokohama, Dubai, and Bremen
  • The essays cover topics such as politics and port management; port development throughout history; post-war port development; individual case studies; the construction of artificial ports; and port policies