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Author Sturmey, S. G., author

Title British shipping and world competition / S.G. Sturmey
Published St. John's, Newfoundland : International Maritime Economic History Association, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 373 pages) : illustrations
Series Research in maritime history, 1188-3928 ; no. 42
Research in maritime history ; no. 42
Contents The problem defined -- High water: the pre-1914 period -- War and reconstruction -- The troubled years: the interwar period -- Nationalism in shipping in the interwar years -- The birth of liberty -- The prosperous age: the postwar period -- Enemies of competition in the postwar years -- Flags of convenience -- Economics of shipping enterprises -- Shipowning and resource allocation -- Labour relations and labour costs / Basil Mogridge -- The conference system -- The structure of the British industry -- The question answered -- Epilogue: The future -- Appendix: The contribution of British shipping to the balance of payments
Notes Originally published: London : Athlone Press, 1962
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Text in English
Print version record
Subject Merchant marine -- Great Britain.
Shipping -- Great Britain -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author International Maritime Economic History Association, issuing body
ISBN 1786948931 (electronic bk.)
9781786948939 (electronic bk.)