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A lire : Miguel Suárez Bosa (Dir.), Atlantic Ports and the First Globalisation c. 1850-1930, Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

lundi 20 avril 2015, par Dominique Taurisson-Mouret

  • Collection Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies Series, 2014, 224 p. ISBN : 9781137327970 Prix : 72,80 € (existe aussi en version électronique).

Présentation éditeur :

« Port cities were the means through which cultural and economic exchange took place between continental societies and the maritime world. In examining the ports of Brazil, the Caribbean and West Africa, this volume will provide fresh insight into the meaning of the ’First Globalisation’. Many of these ports were part of territories either governed or dominated by France, Britain, Spain or Portugal, that participated in global economy and society on very different terms from those northern European cities where major merchant and banking interests had their headquarters. Likewise, the ports of independent American countries underwent their own development processes. Taking the perspective of the Global South, the volume assesses this globalising trend, with its associated Industrial revolution, colonial expansion and new migrant and commodities flows. The international cast of authors in this collection bring fresh insight to this much debated period of history. »

Miguel Suárez Bosa is Lecturer of Economic History at University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain. He has studied ports of the Atlantic area for the last thirty years.

Contributors :

  • Luis Gabriel Cabrera Armas, University of La Laguna, Spain
  • Ana Filipa Prata, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal
  • Leila Maziane, Hassan II Mohammedia/Casablanca University
  • Daniel Castillo Hidalgo, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Ayodeji Olukoju, University of Lagos, Nigeri
  • Francisco Suárez Viera, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Catalina Banko, Lecturer, Venezuela
  • César Teixeira Honorato, University Federal Fluminense, Brazil
  • Luiz Cláudio M.Ribeiro, University Federal do Espirito Santo, Brazil

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