Life on the Tyne: Water Trades on the Lower River Tyne in by Peter D, Dr Wright

By Peter D, Dr Wright

Whilst the early sleek interval has lengthy been well-known as witnessing a progress in alternate and consumerism, the vast majority of reports to this point have tended to concentration upon London and southern England. for you to offer a extra balanced realizing of the dynamics at paintings on a countrywide point, this publication explores the neighborhood financial system and waterborne trades of Newcastle and the River Tyne, in North East England.

Drawing upon quite a few fundamental assets - together with parish documents, probate inventories, Newcastle Exchequer port books and the formerly unpublished diary of an apprentice hostman - none of which were tested formerly during this context, the learn provides considerably to our knowing of the starting to be neighborhood in North East England. specifically, it underlines the growth of a thriving middling type with an linked tradition of intake using a quick raise within the import, and sometimes re-export of quite a lot of luxurious goods of nutrition, garments and delicate furniture. because the coal alternate and a flourishing common exchange with London and different domestic and out of the country ports grew, the ebook highlights the foremost influence upon the dimensions and diversity of labor within the port, and the following expanding dimension and complexity of the water trades neighborhood and its linked enterprise networks.

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