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Published: 31 December 1993

218 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780969588559

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The Diary of John Holt

Edited by Peter N. Davies

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • John Holt (1841-1915) was a successful British merchant who made several voyages to West Africa during his lifetime to establish business and trade in the era of British Imperialism
  • This volume presents a comprehensive account of Holt's life as a means of preserving history and adding to the field of study of mercantile livliehoods and shipping trade industries under British imperialism
  • It also seeks to celebrate the individual accomplishments made in John Holt's career