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Published: 01 January 2013

235 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781927869024

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War and Trade in Eighteenth-Century Newfoundland

Olaf Uwe Janzen

Liverpool University Press

Research in Maritime History LUP

  • This book offers a selection of papers by Olaf U. Janzen concerning the maritime history of eighteenth-century Newfoundland, reprinted from various publications and assembled here in chronological order
  • It explores themes of imperial dominance expressed by both the British and French empires in the struggle for sovereignty that ensconced the two nations
  • It consists of an introduction, twelve chapters exploring pertinent themes, and an appendix containing reprinted oil paintings of British artist Francis Holman depicting a naval engagement of 7-8 July 1777 involving numerous vessels