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Published: 01 December 1995

315 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780969588580

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Maritime History at the Crossroads

A Critical Review of Recent Historiography

Edited by Frank Broeze

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • This volume seeks to critically review the contemporary state of maritime historiography, as it stands at the volume's publication date of 1995
  • The volume is comprised of thirteen essays, each focused on the recent research into the maritime concerns of a particular geographical location, listed as follows: Australia; Canada; China; Denmark; Germany; Greece; Ibero-America; India; the Netherlands; the Ottoman Empire; Spain; the United States; and a final chapter concerning historians and maritime labour in Britain, Australia, and New Zealand
  • The purpose of this volume is to explore the recent developments in maritime history, plus the growth of scholarly interest, to provide a 'beacon and stimulus for future work' and to clearly direct and define maritime historiography toward a solid position in the field of history

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