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Published: 01 January 2004

232 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780973007374

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Sail and Steam

Selected Maritime Writings of Yrjö Kaukiainen

Compiled by Lars U. Scholl and Merja-Liisa Hinkkanen

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • This collection provides a tribute to the career of maritime historian Yrjö Kaukiainen, composed upon his retirement from the University of Helsinki
  • The selected essays encompass the following themes: maritime Finland; maritime labour; sail, steam, coal, and canvas; the timber-trade; maritime communication and networks; ship measurement and shipping statistics; the economics of merchant shipping; managerial skills in Finnish merchant fleets; and international freight markets
  • The collection primarily concerns Finnish shipping, and the maritime relationships between Finland and the wider international community, including the British timber-trade, the wider Baltic timber-trade, and Dutch shipping in relation to the Swedish Navigation Act

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