Research in Maritime History, Vol. 43

Maria Fusaro and Amélia Polónia (eds.),
Maritime History as Global History

Table of Contents

About the Editors / iii

Contributors' Notes / v

Amélia Polónia, “Maritime History: A Gateway to Global History?” / 1

Eberhard Crailsheim, “Behind the Atlantic Expansion: Flemish Trade Connections of Seville in 1620” / 21

Matthias van Rossum, Lex Heerma van Voss, Jelle van Lottum and Jan Lucassen, “National and International Labour Markets for Sailors in European, Atlantic and Asian Waters, 1600-1850” / 47

Jagjeet Lally, “Maritime Expansion and (De)globalization? An Exami-nation of the Land and Sea Trade in Seventeenth-Century Mughal India” / 73

Anna Winterbottom, “From Hold to Foredeck: Slave Professions in the Maritime World of the East India Company, c. 1660-1720” / 95

Ina Baghdiantz McCabe, “Small Town Merchants, Global Ventures: The Maritime Trade of the New Julfan Armenians in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries” / 125

David Haines, “Lighting up the World? Empires and Islanders in the Pacific Whaling Industry, 1790-1860” / 159

David M. Williams and John Armstrong, “Technological Advances in the Maritime Sector: Some Implications for Trade, Modernization and the Process of Globalization in the Nineteenth Century” / 177

Camilla Brautaset and Stig Tenold, “Lost in Calculation? Norwegian Merchant Shipping in Asia, 1870-1914” / 203

Benoît Doessant and Samir Saul, “Why Are the Major Oil Companies Selling Off their Fleets? The Case of Total” / 223

Regina Grafe, “Turning Maritime History into Global History: Some Conclusions from the Impact of Globalization in Early Modern Spain” / 249

Maria Fusaro, “Maritime History as Global History? The Methodological Challenges and a Future Research Agenda” / 267

Updated: March 15, 2011