Allaire, Bernard

Law, Labour and Empire

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Table of contents

1. Overview. Trades, Ports and Ships: The Roots of Difference in Sailors’ Lives
Richard W. Unger

Part I. Seamen and Law

2. The Invasion of Northern Litigants: English and Dutch Seamen in Mediterranean Courts of Law
Maria Fusaro

3. Until the Very Last Nail: English Seafaring and Wage Litigation in Seventeenth-Century Livorno
Andrea Addobbati

4. Sailors’ Legal Rights in a Mediterranean Hub: The Case of Malta
Joan Abela

5. Between Oléron and Colbert: The Evolution of French Maritime Law until the Seventeenth Century
Bernard Allaire

6. The Legal World of English Sailors, c. 1575–1729
Richard J. Blakemore

Part II. Seamen and Labour

7. Sailing through the Strait: Seamen’s Professional Trajectories from a Segmented Labour Market in Holland to a Fragmented Mediterranean
Tijl Vanneste

8. The Hanseatics in Southern Europe: Structure and Payment of German Long-Distance Shipping, 1630–1700
Magnus Ressel

9. Mobility, Migration and Human Capital in the Long Eighteenth Century: The Life of Joseph Anton Ponsaing
Jelle Lottum, Aske Brock, Catherine Sumnall

10. Dividing the Spoils: Research into the Paybook and Other Documents relating to the Privateering Voyage of the Duke and Dutchess, 1711
Tim Beattie

11. Coral Fishermen in ‘Barbary’ in the Eighteenth Century: Between Norms and Practices
Olivier Lopez

Part III. Seamen and Empire

12. Portuguese Seafarers: Informal Agents of Empire-Building
Amélia Polónia

13. Spanish Mariners in a Global Context
Carla Rahn Phillips

14. Deserters, Mutineers and Criminals: British Sailors and Problems of Port Jurisdiction in Genoa and Livorno during the Eighteenth Century
Danilo Pedemonte

15. Claiming their Rights? Indian Sailors under the Dutch East India Company
Matthias Rossum

16. Chinese Seamen in London and St Helena in the Early Nineteenth Century
Yu Po-ching

17. Afterword
Maria Fusaro

Keywords: Science, Science, general

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376 pages
Natural Sciences
Technology, Energy, Traffic
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