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Harlaftis, Gelina

The World’s Key Industry

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Gelina Harlaftis, Stig Tenold, Jesús M. Valdaliso

2. Lewis R. Fischer and the Progress of Maritime Economic History
David M. Williams, Lars U. Scholl

3. Shipping and Staple Economies in the Periphery
C. Knick Harley

4. An Appraisal of the Progress of the Steamship in the Nineteenth Century
David M. Williams, John Armstrong

5. The Advantages of Water Carriage: Scale Economies and Shipping Technology, c. 1870–2000
Yrjö Kaukiainen

6. Building the Networks of Trade: Perspectives on Twentieth-Century Maritime History
Espen Ekberg, Even Lange, Eivind Merok

7. The Development of Commercial Infrastructure for World Shipping
Gordon Boyce

8. Government and the British Shipping Industry in the Later Twentieth Century
Sarah Palmer

9. Why They are Tall and We are Small! Competition between Antwerp and Rotterdam in the Twentieth Century
Stephan Vanfraechem

10. Institutional Path Dependence in Port Regulation: A Comparison of New Zealand and Australia
James Reveley, Malcolm Tull

11. China’s Seaport Development during the Early Open Door Policy Period, 1978–2002
Adolf K. Y. Ng, Ka-chai Tam

12. Private Companies, Culture and Place in the Development of Hull’s Maritime Business Sector, c.1860–1914
Michaela G. Barnard, David J. Starkey

13. Risks and Rewards: The Business of Norwegian Shipping
Stig Tenold

14. Business Groups and Entrepreneurial Families in Southern Europe: Comparing Greek and Spanish Shipowners in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Gelina Harlaftis, Jesús M. Valdaliso

15. Epilogue: A Key Industry or an Invisible Industry?
Gelina Harlaftis, Stig Tenold, Jesús M. Valdaliso

Keywords: Economics, Industrial Organization, Economic History, International Economics, Transportation, Trade, Industries

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
319 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137003751
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-35029-2

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