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Beaven, Brad

Port Towns and Urban Cultures

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Brad Beaven, Karl Bell, Robert James

Part I. Urban-Maritime Cultures

2. Strangers Ashore: Sailor Identity and Social Conflict in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Cape Town
Nigel Worden

3. ‘Hail, Tyneside Lads in Collier Fleets’: Song Culture, Sailing and Sailors in North-East England
Paul Gilchrist

4. ‘They Are Without Christ and Without Hope’: ‘Heathenism’, Popular Religion, and Supernatural Belief in Portsmouth’s Maritime Community, c.1851–1901
Karl Bell

5. Hey Sailor, Looking for Trouble? Violence, Drunkenness and Disorder in a Swedish Port Town: Gothenburg 1920
Tomas Nilson

6. On the Margins of Empire: Antipodean Port Cities and Imperial Culture c. 1880–1939
John Griffiths

7. Encounters on the Waterfront: Negotiating Identities in the Context of Sailortown Culture
Tytti Steel

Part II. Representations and Identities

8. Ports and Pilferers: London’s Late Georgian Era Docks as Settings for Evolving Material and Criminal Cultures
William M. Taylor

9. From Jolly Sailor to Proletarian Jack: The Remaking of Sailortown and the Merchant Seafarer in Victorian London
Brad Beaven

10. ‘If there’s one man that I admire, that man’s a British tar’: Leisure and Cultural Nation-Building in a Naval Port Town, c. 1850–1928
Robert James

11. The Use of ‘Local Colour’ and History in Promoting the Identity of Port Cities: The Case of Durban, c.1890s–1950s
Vivian Bickford-Smith

12. To Be a Sailor’s Wife: Ideals and Images of the Twentieth-Century Seafarer’s Wife in the Åland Islands
Hanna Hagmark-Cooper

13. Hull, Fishing and the Life and Death of Trawlertown: Living the Spaces of a Trawling Port-City
Jo Byrne

14. Doing Urban History in the Coastal Zone
Isaac Land

Keywords: History, Cultural History, Urban History, World History, Global and Transnational History

Editor
 
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137483164
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-48315-7

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