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Title "Those emblems of hell"? : European sailors and the maritime labour market, 1570-1870 / edited by Paul van Royen, Jaap Bruijn and Jan Lucassen
Published St. John's, Newfoundland : International Maritime Economic History Association ; [Place of publication not identified] : Oxford University Press USA : Liverpool University Press, 2017
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Series Research in maritime history ; no. 13
Research in maritime history ; no. 13
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; The 'National' Maritime Labour Market: Looking for Common Characteristics; The International Maritime Labour Market (Sixteenth- Nineteenth Centuries); Career Patterns; Labour Conditions; Maritime Labour in the Netherlands, 1570-1870; English Sailors, 1570-1775; British Sailors, 1775-1870; Scottish Sailors; Iceland; The International Labour Market for Seamen, 1600- 1900: Norway and Norwegian Participation; Finnish Sailors, 1750-1870; Danish Sailors, 1570-1870; German Sailors, 1650-1900
Sailors in the Southern Netherlands and Belgium (16th- 19th Centuries)The Labour Market for Sailors in France; The Labour Market for Sailors in Spain, 1570- 1870""; Notes from an Outsider
Summary This volume collects a series of reports from maritime historians across Europe, aiming to provide a coherent historical trajectory of the lives of European sailors and their dealings with the maritime labour market
Subject Merchant marine -- Europe -- History.
Merchant mariners -- Supply and demand -- Europe.
Merchant mariners -- Europe -- History.
Sailors -- Europe -- History.
Shipping -- Economic aspects -- Europe -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bruijn, Jaap, editor
Lucassen, Jan, editor
Royen, P. C. van, editor
ISBN 1786949229 (electronic bk.)
9781786949226 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Emblems of hell