By Kenneth Morgan

ISBN-10: 0511522738

ISBN-13: 9780511522734

ISBN-10: 0521330173

ISBN-13: 9780521330176

ISBN-10: 0521893674

ISBN-13: 9780521893671

This publication bargains the 1st distinct exam for a few years of the transatlantic alternate and delivery of Bristol through the eighteenth century. It compares the functionality of Bristol as a port in this interval with the expansion of different out ports, in particular Liverpool and Glasgow. Dr Morgan's research exhibits that absolutely the development of Bristol's Atlantic alternate among 1700 and 1800 used to be concomitant with the relative decline of Bristol as a port; the most purposes for this decline have been the inability of development to port amenities, expanding specialisation one of the Bristol service provider neighborhood, the influence of warfare on alternate, and the very best company acumen within the tobacco and slave trades manifested by means of Glasgow and Liverpool retailers respectively. Bristol and the Atlantic alternate is predicated on an outstanding number of fundamental resources within the British Isles, the us, the West Indies, Australia and continental Europe.

Show description

Read Online or Download Bristol and the Atlantic Trade in the Eighteenth Century PDF

Similar great britain books

Feckers: 50 People Who Fecked Up Ireland - download pdf or read online

Which 50 humans grew to become eire into the fecked-up nation she is at the present time? Bono? Haughey? Louis Walsh? de Valera? it is time to identify and disgrace the nice, the great and the gobshites. .. traditional knowledge has it that eire, after a violent and tragic historical past, had started to get issues correct. but if the in poor health wind of recession cruelly snatched that self-satisfied fulfillment away, all of it gave the look of highly again success.

Get The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American PDF

The lack of the US used to be a gorgeous and unforeseen defeat for the robust British Empire. universal knowledge has held that incompetent army commanders and political leaders in Britain should have been guilty, yet have been they? This exciting publication makes a distinct argument. Weaving jointly the private tales of ten well known males who directed the British size of the warfare, historian Andrew O’Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence delusion and uncovers the true purposes that rebellious colonials have been in a position to in attaining their fantastic victory.

New PDF release: Henry Fielding: A Literary Life

Henry Fielding: A Literary existence characterizes Fielding's complicated character, in many ways filled with contradiction, and but resolved either by means of a deep wisdom of human nature, together with his personal, and by way of his innate social constructiveness and his present for friendship and love. The booklet additionally info ways that Fielding's advanced attitudes give a contribution to the subject-matter of his performs and novels and to the rhetorical techniques that regulate their form to boot.

Extra info for Bristol and the Atlantic Trade in the Eighteenth Century

Sample text

H e c t o r M a c N e a l e t o Neal M a c N e a l , 1 D e c . 1740, bundle 5, Family P a p e r s of MacNeal of Tirfergus, U g a d a l e a n d Losset. Minchinton, e d . , Trade of Bristol in the Eighteenth Century, p . x a n d a p p . A , p . 177. Petition of Bristol merchants t o t h e Privy Council, 2 A p r . 1744; Petition of Bristol merchants t o t h e H o u s e of C o m m o n s , 4 M a r . 1746; a n d Walter L o u g h e r to M e m b e r s of Parliament, 27 F e b . 1745, in Minchinton, e d .

F o r further discussion of this point see below, p p . 184, 187. 41 These marauders were particularly active in the chops of the Bristol Channel and there was little naval protection against them. 47 But by 1745 so many French and Spanish privateers were cruising in the English Channel that ships could scarcely pass to the African coast. 48 These privateers had a fair amount of success. , Trade of Bristol in the Eighteenth Century, p. 152; BL, Add. MS 32,800, fos. 79, 81-5: George Packer, Richard Fair, Thomas Ross and Thomas Roach to the Duke of Newcastle, 3 Jan.

H e r o n to Nicholas Low, 4 Dec. 1783, box 3, Nicholas Low Papers. See below, pp. 217-18. Marshall, 'Anti-Slave Trade Movement', pp. 212-13; L. S. Pressnell, Country Banking in the Industrial Revolution (Oxford, 1956), pp. 457-8 and app. 28, pp. 546-7. Cf. Minchinton, Trade of Bristol in the Eighteenth Century, app. G(ii), p. 190. The berthing locations of vessels using the port of Bristol in 1791 and 1795 are shown in Alan F . Williams, 'Bristol Port Plans and Improvement Schemes of the Eighteenth Century', TBGAS, 81 (1962), fig.

Download PDF sample

Bristol and the Atlantic Trade in the Eighteenth Century by Kenneth Morgan


by Brian
4.0

Download e-book for iPad: Bristol and the Atlantic Trade in the Eighteenth Century by Kenneth Morgan
Rated 4.27 of 5 – based on 46 votes