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Europe and the Maritime World: A Twentieth Century History

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Michael B. Miller is Professor of History at the University of Miami. He is the author of The Bon Marche: Bourgeois Culture and t... Lire la suite
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Michael B. Miller is Professor of History at the University of Miami. He is the author of The Bon Marche: Bourgeois Culture and the Department Store, 1869-1920 (1981) and Shanghai on the Metro: Spies, Intrigue, and the French between the Wars (1994). Professor Miller serves on the board of the International Journal of Maritime History.



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This book explores the development of the global economy in the twentieth century through the lens of the European maritime infrastructure.



Résumé
Europe and the Maritime World: A Twentieth-Century History offers a framework for understanding globalization over the past century. Through a detailed analysis of ports, shipping and trading companies, Michael B. Miller shows how a European maritime infrastructure made modern production and consumer societies possible, influencing the development of a global economy in the twentieth century.

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Part I. Networks: 1. Ports; 2. Shipping; 3. Trading companies and their commodities; 4. Intermediaries; 5. Culture; Part II. Exchanges: 6. World War I; 7. The time of troubles; 8. War and remaking, 1939-1960s; 9. Transformation.

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Titre: Europe and the Maritime World: A Twentieth Century History
Sous-titre: A Twentieth Century History
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Code EAN: 9781107659629
ISBN: 978-1-107-65962-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Cambridge Univ Pr
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 452
Poids: 626g
Taille: H234mm x B156mm x T23mm
Année: 2013

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