A Short History of the World's Shipping Industry
By: C. Ernest Fayle (author)Hardback
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First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Prologue: The Sea as barrier and highway 1. 'Ships of Tarshish' - the sea-traders of antiquity 2. 'Brides of the Adriatic' - The Mediterranean epoch 3. King Herring and Golden Fleece - the early shipping industry of northern Europe 4. The wealth of the Indies - The opening of the ocean routes 5. Merchant adventurers - the rise of England 6. 'The prodigious increase of the Netherlands' - the Dutch as general carriers 7. 'Ships, colonies and commerce' - the era of the navigation acts 8. 'The shipping interest' - the carrying trade in the eighteenth century 9. 'White wings' and 'tin kettles' - the clipper ship ear and the rise of steam 10. Liners and tramps - the evolution of the modern shipping industry 11. Competition and combination - the organisation of modern shipping 12. The world's key industry - the shipping industry's today
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