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Published: 02 January 2000

590 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780968128893

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The Trade Makers

Elder Dempster in West Africa, 1852-1972, 1973-1989

Peter N. Davies

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • This journal reprints the history of the Elder Dempster company by Peter N. Davies, from 1852-1972, originally published in 1973
  • It includes an additional chapter, also by Peter Davies, on the history of the company from 1973-1989, covering its decline and final years
  • The purpose is to describe and analyse the economic history of the Elder Dempster shipping company and its predecessors, plus an account of West African and British economic backgrounds

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