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Published: 01 January 2008

178 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780973893472

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International Merchant Shipping in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

The Comparative Dimension

Edited by Lewis R. Fischer and Even Lange

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • This book compiles seven essays concerning changes to merchant shipping over the hundred and fifty years between 1850 and 2000, and spanning a range of countries, with particular focus on Norway, Greece, Japan, and England
  • The overall aim is to construct a solid international context for the merchant shipping industry in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries - primarily to aid a major Norwegian deep-sea merchant marine project.
  • The book contains an introduction that sets out these aims - and seven essays by maritime historians which form part of the international contextual whole