Europe and the Maritime World by Michael B. Miller

By Michael B. Miller

Europe and the Maritime international: A Twentieth-Century historical past deals a brand new framework for figuring out globalisation during the last century. via a close research of ports, delivery and buying and selling businesses whose networks spanned the area, Michael B. Miller exhibits how a ecu maritime infrastructure made sleek creation and customer societies attainable. He argues that the combo of out of the country connections and shut ties to domestic ports contributed to globalisation. Miller additionally explains how the power to control service provider shipping's advanced logistics was once relevant to the result of either global wars. He chronicles modifications in hierarchies, tradition, identities and port urban area, all of which produced a brand new and varied maritime global through the top of the century.

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