Making global and local connections : historical perspectives on ports /

This book provides a series of case studies concerning ports and port communities from around the world, in attempt to determine the impact of globalisation on the port industry and the link between local and global port conditions.

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Other Authors: Bergholm, Tapio, 1958- (Editor), Fischer, Lewis R. (Editor), Tonizzi, M. Elisabetta (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: St. John's, Newfoundland : International Maritime Economic History Association, 2007.
Series:Research in maritime history ; no. 35.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Part I: Port Case Studies
  • The International Scope of Bordeaux Port: Logistics, Economic Effects and Business Cycles in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries / Hubert Bonin and Bruno Marnot
  • The Lancashire Cotton Lobby and the Making of the Manchester Ship Canal from 1883 to the Interwar Period / Edouard Guionnet
  • Mormugao Port: The Golden Gateway to Goa / Jeronimo G.R. Monteiro
  • New Perspectives on Port Competition: Antwerp and Rotterdam, 1945-1975 / Stéphane Hoste, Reginald Loyen and Stephan Vanfraechem
  • The Environmental Impact of Ports: An Australian Case Study / Malcolm Tull
  • A Survey of the Operations of the Port of Kaohsiung, 1949-1957: The Policies for Survival? / Chih-lung Lin
  • Part II: Port Systems
  • The Northwest Portuguese Seaport System in the Early Modern Period / Amélia Polónia
  • Discourse and the Container Revolution in Finland in the 1960s and 1970s / Kari Teräs
  • The Ports of Northern Chile: A Mining History in Long-Run Perspective, 1880-2002 / Marc Badia-Miró
  • Globalization and Privatisation of Ports in Turkey / Hülya Günaydin.