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Author British-Dutch Maritime History Conference (3rd : 1993 : University of Strathclyde)

Title Shipping, technology, and imperialism : papers presented to the third British-Dutch Maritime History Conference / edited by Gordon Jackson and David M. Williams.

Published Hants, England : Scolar Press ; Brookfield, Vt. : Ashgate Pub. Co., c1996.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  387.50941 BRIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 285 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes "Supported by Shell International Society for Nautical Research and University of Strathclyde."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [262]-274) and index.
Contents Introduction / Gordon Jackson -- 1. The River Clyde: Birthplace of an Industry / Fred M. Walker -- 2. Shipping and Imperialism: the Case of British West Africa / Peter N. Davies -- 3. Engines of Empire: the Role of Shipping Companies in British and Dutch Empire Building / Joseph N. F. M. a Campo -- 4. Dutch Steamshipping and International Competition: the Holland-America Line under Foreign Control, 1902-1917 / Frank Broeze -- 5. The Experience of travelling to the Dutch East Indies via the Overland Route, 1844-1869 / Femme Gaastra -- 6. The British Naval Strategic Revolution, 1815-1854 / Andrew D. Lambert -- 7. The Maritime Defence of the Dutch East Indies: a Quantitative Approach, 1850-1914 / Anita M. C. van Dissel -- 8. Lagan and Clyde Shipbuilding / Michael S. Moss -- 9. A Case of Transfer of Technology: Ship Design and Construction in Nineteenth-Century Netherlands / Jan M. Dirkzwager.
10. The Construction and Exploitation of an Iron Steamship: Jan Smit's Smit, 1882-1898 / Abram Belder -- 11. The Rise of the Engineer in the Nineteenth Century / Conrad Dixon -- 12. The Social Position of Seafarers: Some Basic Principles of Changes in Dutch Merchant-Shipping Law, 1840-1914 / Peter Schuman.
Other author Jackson, Gordon, 1934-
Williams, David M. (David Malcolm), 1940-
Shell International Society for Nautical Research.
University of Strathclyde.
Subject Shipping -- Great Britain -- History -- Congresses.
Shipbuilding -- Great Britain -- History -- Congresses.
Shipping -- Netherlands -- History -- Congresses.
Shipbuilding -- Netherlands -- History -- Congresses.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Congresses.
Netherlands -- Foreign relations -- Congresses.
ISBN 1859283446 (cloth)