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A History of Greek-Owned Shipping : The Making of an International Tramp Fleet, 1830 to the Present Day - Gelina Harlaftis

A History of Greek-Owned Shipping

The Making of an International Tramp Fleet, 1830 to the Present Day

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Published: 28th December 1995
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Greek-owned shipping has been at the top of the world fleet for the last twenty years. Winner of the 1997 Runciman Award, this richly sourced study traces the development of the Greek tramp fleet from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Gelina Harlaftis argues that the success of Greek-owned shipping in recent years has been a result not of a number of entrepreneurs using flags of convenience in the 1940s, but of networks and organisational structures which date back to the nineteenth century.
This study provides the most comprehensive history of development of modern Greek shipping ever published. It is illustrated with numerous maps and photographs, and includes extensive tables of primary data.

List of tables
List of figures
List of plates
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Trade and Shipping of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea in the Nineteenth Centuryp. 3
Greek Commercial and Maritime Networks: The 'Chiot' Phase, 1830s-1860sp. 39
Greek Maritime and Commercial Networks: The 'Ionian' Phase, 1870s-1900sp. 70
Shipping and Greece, 1830-1914p. 104
Voyages, Masters and Seamenp. 143
Greek Maritime 'Expansion', 1914-39p. 181
Labour Relations in the Greek-Owned Fleet in the Interwar Periodp. 207
The Troubled 1940s: Setting the Basis for the 'Leap Forward'p. 226
International Sea-Trade and Greek-Owned Shipping in the Second Half of the Twentieth Centuryp. 246
The International Maritime Network of the Greeks in the Twentieth Centuryp. 269
Appendicesp. 284
Notesp. 397
Select bibliographyp. 423
Indexp. 432
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ISBN: 9780415000185
ISBN-10: 0415000181
Series: Studies in Maritime History
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 439
Published: 28th December 1995
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.98 x 16.36  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 0.81
Edition Number: 1