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The Resource Flagships of imperialism : the P & O Company and the politics of empire from its origins to 1867

Flagships of imperialism : the P & O Company and the politics of empire from its origins to 1867

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Flagships of imperialism : the P & O Company and the politics of empire from its origins to 1867
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Flagships of imperialism
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the P & O Company and the politics of empire from its origins to 1867
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eng
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Flagships of Imperialism is the first scholarly monograph on the history of the P & O shipping company, and the first history of P & O to pay due attention to the context of nineteenth century imperial politics which so significantly shaped the company's development. Based chiefly on unpublished material from the P & O archives and the National Archives, and on contemporary official publications, the book covers the crucial period from the company's origins to 1867. After presenting new findings about the company's origins in the Irish transport industry, the book charts the extension of the founders' interests from the Iberian peninsula to the Mediterranean, India, China and Australia
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • bibliography
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Studies in Imperialism
Flagships of imperialism : the P & O Company and the politics of empire from its origins to 1867
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Flagships of imperialism : the P & O Company and the politics of empire from its origins to 1867
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt155j7kk
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
'A large capital and great arrangements': P & O to 1840 -- Full steam ahead: west and east of Suez, 1840-45 -- From India to China: P & O and the opium trade, 1845-52 -- Competition and the route to Australia, 1847-57 -- Views from the boardroom, 1840-55 -- Nuts, bolts and money, 1843-65 -- Crisis and rescue, 1853-67
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1 online resource (256 pages).
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online
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9781847791450
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rdamedia
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