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Port Towns and Urban Cultures

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Strangers Ashore: Sailor Identity and Social Conflict in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Cape Town
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    Chapter 3 ‘Hail, Tyneside Lads in Collier Fleets’: Song Culture, Sailing and Sailors in North-East England
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    Chapter 4 ‘They Are Without Christ and Without Hope’: ‘Heathenism’, Popular Religion, and Supernatural Belief in Portsmouth’s Maritime Community, c.1851–1901
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    Chapter 5 Hey Sailor, Looking for Trouble? Violence, Drunkenness and Disorder in a Swedish Port Town: Gothenburg 1920
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    Chapter 6 On the Margins of Empire: Antipodean Port Cities and Imperial Culture c. 1880–1939
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    Chapter 7 Encounters on the Waterfront: Negotiating Identities in the Context of Sailortown Culture
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    Chapter 8 Ports and Pilferers: London’s Late Georgian Era Docks as Settings for Evolving Material and Criminal Cultures
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    Chapter 9 From Jolly Sailor to Proletarian Jack: The Remaking of Sailortown and the Merchant Seafarer in Victorian London
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    Chapter 10 ‘If there’s one man that I admire, that man’s a British tar’: Leisure and Cultural Nation-Building in a Naval Port Town, c. 1850–1928
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    Chapter 11 The Use of ‘Local Colour’ and History in Promoting the Identity of Port Cities: The Case of Durban, c.1890s–1950s
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    Chapter 12 To Be a Sailor’s Wife: Ideals and Images of the Twentieth-Century Seafarer’s Wife in the Åland Islands
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    Chapter 13 Hull, Fishing and the Life and Death of Trawlertown: Living the Spaces of a Trawling Port-City
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    Chapter 14 Doing Urban History in the Coastal Zone
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Port Towns and Urban Cultures
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan UK, January 2016
DOI 10.1057/978-1-137-48316-4
978-1-137-48315-7, 978-1-137-48316-4

Brad Beaven, Karl Bell, Robert James

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Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 1 20%
Lecturer 1 20%
Student > Doctoral Student 1 20%
Student > Master 1 20%
Unknown 1 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Arts and Humanities 2 40%
Environmental Science 2 40%
Unknown 1 20%