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Published: 01 January 2008

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780973893489

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Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Edited by Adrian Jarvis and Robert Lee

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • This study offers an exploration of the role of merchants throughout maritime history through the analysis of maritime trade networks
  • It attempts to fill in the gaps in the historiography to determine the range of activities that maritime merchants undertook
  • It suggests that further research on the demographics of ports is the necessary next step in merchant historiography