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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Communities

Kenneth McPherson, Kenneth McPherson, David Chappell and Manon van der Heijden.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 20373 words.

This entry contains six subentries: An Overview, Arab Communities, China, Oceania, Seafarers Ashore, Seafarers’ Wives

The Culture and Daily Life of the Kaohsiung Fishing Communities

Henry T. Chen.

in Taiwanese Distant-Water Fisheries in Southeast Asia, 1936-1977

January 2009; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 8694 words.

This chapter explores the daily lives of fishermen and fishing communities in Kaohsiung. It explores the migration networks of Taiwan and how ethnic boundaries impacted job prospects; the...

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Contrasting Merchant Communities in the Early Eighteenth Century: Stockholm, Calabar and Charleston

Chris Evans and Göran Rydén.

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

January 2008; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 7191 words.

This chapter examines the merchant trading communities of three Eighteenth century ports linked by the iron trade: Stockholm, Calabar, and Charleston. It follows the career of Graffin...

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A Community Enterprise: The History of the Port of Freemantle, 1897 to 1997

Malcolm Tull.

January 1997; p ublished online September 2018 .

Book. Subjects: Maritime History. 344 pages.

This volume concerns the history of the Australian port of Fremantle, located on the edge of Western Australia and the Indian Ocean, throughout the hundred years of frequent changes to its...

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Combining Business and Pleasure? Cotton Brokers in the Liverpool Business Community in the Late Nineteenth Century

Sari Mäenpää.

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

January 2008; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 7878 words.

This final chapter examines the role of cotton brokers in the port of Liverpool in the late-Nineteenth century. It uses data compiled by the Mercantile Liverpool Project, census material...

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Port Cities, Diaspora Communities and Emerging Nationalism in the Ottoman Empire: Balkan Merchants in Odessa and Their Network in the Early Nineteenth Century

Oliver Schulz.

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

January 2008; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 9409 words.

This chapter examines the complicated political history of the merchant trade community of Odessa, which includes the Russian expansion into the Black Sea; the Greek settlement in Odessa;...

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Changes in Aleut Communities Following Russian Contact

Judith Ball Bruce.

in People of the Northern Seas

January 1992; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 4065 words.

Judith Ball Bruce reconsiders the history of the Russian and Aleut maritime relationship as one of mutual respect and exchange of skillsets.

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Brugge

Stephan Vanfraechem.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 603 words.

Before the small community of Brugge (Bruges), in Belgium, developed into an international center of trade in the twelfth

Khizr

Edited by Dear and Peter Kemp.

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 39 words.

the East Indian deity of the sea. Until modern times he was propitiated in many small coastal communities by burning small wooden boats known as ...

Homosexuality among Sailors

Jo Stanley.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 1382 words.

Homoeroticism in single-sex residential communities, particularly the military, has a long history and is a predictable form of sexual expression

seaweed

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

Marine algae of interest as food include Irish moss, laver bread, and kelp, which are eaten to some extent in different communities and serve as a mineral supplement in animal feed.

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Khizr

Overview page. Subjects: Maritime History.

The East Indian deity of the sea. Until modern times he was propitiated in many small coastal communities by burning small wooden boats known as beera, either annually as a festival or...

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Death of a Merchant

Ian G. Layton.

in People of the Northern Seas

January 1992; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 5927 words.

Ian G. Layton’s essay signifies the move into the second section of the text, which assesses maritime mercantile communities; merchants; shipowners and shipbrokers. It traces the prosperous...

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marine plants

in The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 248 words.

are the base of all food chains in the sea, except for the chemosynthetic communities associated with hydrothermal vents. The few marine flowering plants that grow along the coastal fringes...

Integration of Immigrant Merchants in Trondheim in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Ida Bull.

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

January 2008; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 7626 words.

This chapter examines how immigrants integrated into the maritime mercantile community of Trondheim, Norway, in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth centuries. It focuses on the economic, social,...

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Migrants, Merchants and Philanthropists: Hierarchies in Nineteenth-Century Greek Ports

Athanasios Gekas.

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

January 2008; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 7660 words.

This chapter examines the urban networks and hierarchies in place in Greek port communities in the Nineteenth century. It is particularly concerned with the ports of Corfu (under British...

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Rough Sailing: Risks and Opportunities for Immigrant African Maritime Workers in Gabon, ca. 1860-1914

Jeremy Rich.

in Navigating African Maritime History

January 2009; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 9933 words.

This essay explores the risks and opportunities to West African sailors migrating to Gabon, Central Africa in search of high pay and to answer the demand for skilled labour. It explores the...

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Establishment of the Aquaforte Whaling Station, 1902

Anthony B. Dickinson and Chesley W. Sanger.

in Norwegian Whaling in Newfoundland

December 2001; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 1921 words.

This chapter follows the early success of the whaling station in 1902, and the way in which the growing industry was integrated into the local community. It is particularly interested in...

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The Narrow-Sea Complex: A Hidden Dimension in Mediterranean Maritime History

John Chircop.

in Resources and Infrastructures in the Maritime Economy, 1500-2000

December 2002; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 7104 words.

The reality of past narrow-sea nexuses in the Mediterranean can best be reconstructed from an in-depth analysis that includes the historical outlooks of native maritime communities. This...

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Introduction

Stig Tenold.

in Tankers in Trouble

January 2006; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Maritime History. 2207 words.

This chapter introduces the aims and structure of the journal. The aims are twofold:- to demonstrate the causes and effects of the shipping crisis that gripped the international shipping...

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