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  1. Term 1 152 items
    1. Mercantilism and the State 11 items
      1. The rise of commercial empires: England and the Netherlands in the Age of Mercantilism, 1650-1770 - David Ormrod 2008], c2003

        Book Recommended reading

      2. The political economy of British historical experience, 1688-1914 - Donald Winch, Patrick Karl O'Brien, British Academy 2002

        Book Recommended reading Kenneth Morgan, ‘Mercantilism and the British Empire, 1688-1815

      3. The capital and the colonies: London and the Atlantic economy, 1660-1700 - Nuala Zahedieh 2010

        Book Recommended reading

      4. The Cambridge economic history of the United States: Vol.1: The colonial era - Robert E. Gallman, Stanley L. Engerman 1996

        Book Recommended reading John J. McCusker, ‘British Mercantilist Policies and the American Colonies’

      5. Dutch Atlantic connections, 1680-1800: linking empires, bridging borders - Gert Oostindie, J. Roitman 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Kenneth Morgan, ‘Anglo-Dutch Economic Relations, 1688-1783’

      6. The Oxford history of the British Empire: Volume II: The eighteenth century - William Roger Louis, Alaine M. Low, Nicholas P. Canny, P. J. Marshall 1998-1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Patrick O’Brien, ‘Inseparable Connections: Trade, Economy, Fiscal State and the Expansion of Empire’

      7. The economy of British America, 1607-1789 - John J. McCusker, Russell R. Menard, Institute of Early American History and Culture 1985

        Book Recommended reading

      8. The political economy of British historical experience, 1688-1914 - Donald Winch, Patrick Karl O'Brien, British Academy c2002

        Book Recommended reading Anthony Howe, ‘Restoring Free Trade: The British Experience, 1776-1873’

    2. Ports 12 items
      1. The Cambridge urban history of Britain: Volume II: 1540-1840 - Peter Clark 2000

        Book Recommended reading Gordon Jackson, ‘Ports 1700 to 1840’

      2. The history and archaeology of ports - Gordon Jackson c1983

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Bristol and the Atlantic trade in the eighteenth century - Kenneth Morgan 1993

        Book Recommended reading

      4. The making of modern Bristol 1996

        Book Recommended reading Kenneth Morgan, ‘The Economic Development of Bristol, 1700-1850’

      5. Glasgow: volume 1: beginnings to 1830 - T. M. (Thomas Martin) Devine, Gordon Jackson 1995

        Book Recommended reading

      6. Liverpool and the Mersey : an economic history of a port, 1700-1970 - Francis Edwin Hyde 1971

        Book Recommended reading

      7. Liverpool 800 : culture, character & history - John Belchem 2006

        Book Recommended reading

      8. Liverpool and transatlantic slavery - David Richardson, Anthony Tibbles, Suzanne Schwarz, National Museums Liverpool 2007

        Book Recommended reading

      9. Slavery obscured: the social history of the slave trade in an English provincial port - Madge Dresser 2001

        Book Recommended reading

      10. Town and countryside: The English landowner in the national economy, 1660-1860 1989

        Book Recommended reading Jane Longmore, ‘Liverpool Corporation as Landowners and Dock builders, 1709-1835’

      11. Joseph Wright of Derby in Liverpool - Elizabeth E. Barker, Alex Kidson, Joseph Wright, Walker Art Gallery c2007

        Book Recommended reading Jane Longmore, ‘The Urban Renaissance in Liverpool 1760-1800’

    3. The Growth of Trade 11 items
      1. English foreign trade, 1700-1774 - Ralph Davis 1962

        Article Recommended reading

      2. The Industrial Revolution and British overseas trade - Ralph Davis 1979

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Bristol and the Atlantic trade in the eighteenth century - Kenneth Morgan 1993

        Book Recommended reading

      4. Slavery, Atlantic trade and the British economy, 1660-1800 - Kenneth Morgan, Economic History Society c2000

        Book Recommended reading

      5. The pre-industrial consumer in England and America - Carole Shammas 1990

        Book Recommended reading

      6. The early modern Atlantic economy - John J. McCusker, Kenneth Morgan 2000

        Book Recommended reading Carole Shammas, ‘The revolutionary impact of the European demand for tropical goods’

      7. The Cambridge economic history of modern Britain: Volume 1: 1700-1870 2014

        Book Recommended reading Nuala Zahedieh, ‘Overseas Trade and Empire, 1700-1870

      8. The Oxford history of the British Empire: British overseas enterprise to the close of the seventeenth century, Volume 1: The origins of empire - William Roger Louis, Nicholas P. Canny, Alaine M. Low 1998 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Nuala Zahedieh, ‘Overseas Trade and Expansion in the Seventeenth Century’

      9. The Oxford history of the British Empire: Volume II: The eighteenth century - William Roger Louis, Alaine M. Low, Nicholas P. Canny, P. J. Marshall 1998-1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Jacob M. Price, ‘The Imperial Economy, 1700-1776’

      10. Irish-American trade, 1660-1783 - Thomas M. Truxes 2004, c1988

        Book Recommended reading

    4. The Chartered Trading Companies 15 items
      1. The Royal African Company - K. G. Davies c1970

        Book Recommended reading

      2. The trading world of Asia and the English East India Company, 1660-1760 - K. N. Chaudhuri 1978

        Book Recommended reading

      3. The East India Company: a history - Philip Lawson 2001, c1993

        Book Recommended reading

      4. The worlds of the East India Company - H V Bowen 2006 (Paperback)

        Book Recommended reading

      5. The British transatlantic slave trade - Kenneth Morgan 2003

        Book Recommended reading

      6. Bengal: the British bridgehead : Eastern India, 1740-1828 - P. J. Marshall 1987

        Book Recommended reading

      7. Sugar and slavery: an economic history of the British West Indies, 1623-1775 - Richard B. Sheridan c1994

        Book Recommended reading

    5. Merchant Networks and Communities 12 items
      1. Merely for money?: business culture in the British Atlantic, 1750-1815 - Sheryllynne Haggerty 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      2. The Bright-Meyler papers: a Bristol-West India connection, 1732-1837 - Kenneth Morgan 2007

        Book Recommended reading

      3. The early modern Atlantic economy - John J. McCusker, Kenneth Morgan 2000

        Book Recommended reading Kenneth Morgan, ‘Business Networks in the British Export Trade to North America, 1750-1800’

      4. The early modern Atlantic economy - John J. McCusker, Kenneth Morgan 2000

        Book Recommended reading Peter Mathias, ‘Risk, Credit and Kinship in Early Modern Enterprise’

      5. The strength of weak ties - Mark S. Granovetter 1973

        Article Recommended reading

      6. The capital and the colonies: London and the Atlantic economy, 1660-1700

        Chapter Recommended reading Read Chapter 3, pp.55-136, Merchants.

    6. Pirates, Buccaneers and Privateers 12 items
      1. Under the black flag: the romance and the reality of life among the pirates - David Cordingly 2006

        Book Recommended reading

      2. The pirate wars - Peter Earle 2004

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Buccaneers of the Caribbean: how piracy forged an empire - Jon Latimer 2009

        Book Recommended reading

      4. Bandits at sea: a pirates reader - C. R. Pennell c2001

        Book Recommended reading

      5. Captain Kidd and the war against the pirates - Robert C. Ritchie 2005

        Book Recommended reading

      6. British privateering enterprise in the eighteenth century - David J Starkey 1990

        Book Recommended reading

      7. Pirates in the age of sail - Robert J. Antony c2007

        Book Recommended reading

      8. British piracy in the Golden Age - Joel H. Baer November 20, 2007 (Hardcover)

        Book Recommended reading

    7. The Eighteenth-Century Navy 11 items
      1. The evolution of the sailing navy, 1509-1815

        Chapter Recommended reading Read Chapter 5, pp.114-143, 1713-1815: The establishment of oceanic supremacy.

      2. The rise and fall of British naval mastery - Paul M. Kennedy 1976

        Book Recommended reading Chapter 3 and 4

      3. The command of the ocean: a naval history of Britain, 1649-1815 - N. A. M. Rodger, Eric Boulton, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) 2005

        Book Recommended reading

      4. The wooden world: an anatomy of the Georgian Navy - N. A. M. Rodger, Eric Boulton c1986

        Book Recommended reading

      5. Exceptionalism and industrialisation: Britain and its European rivals, 1688-1815 - Leandro Prados de la Escosura, Patrick Karl O'Brien 2004

        Book Recommended reading Daniel A. Baugh, ‘Naval Power: What gave the British Navy superiority?’

      6. The Oxford illustrated history of the Royal Navy - J. R. Hill, Bryan Ranft 1995

        Book Recommended reading Daniel A. Baugh, ‘The Eighteenth-Century Navy as a National Institution, 1690-1815’

      7. Parameters of British naval power 1650-1850 - Michael Duffy, University of Exeter 1992

        Book Recommended reading Jeremy Black, ‘Naval Power, Strategy and Policy, 1775-1791’

      8. The Oxford history of the British Empire: Volume II: The eighteenth century - William Roger Louis, Alaine M. Low, Nicholas P. Canny, P. J. Marshall 1998-1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading N.A.M. Rodger, ‘’Sea-Power and Empire, 1688-1793’

    8. The Navy in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 12 items
      1. Britain against Napoleon: the organisation of victory, 1793-1815 - R. J. B. Knight 2014

        Book Recommended reading

      2. The pursuit of victory: the life and achievement of Horatio Nelson - Roger Knight 2006

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Nelson - Andrew Lambert July 31, 2005 (Paperback)

        Book Recommended reading

      4. Nelson: the sword of Albion - John Sugden 2014

        Book Recommended reading

      5. The rise and fall of British naval mastery

        Chapter Recommended reading Read Chapter 5, pp.145-174, The struggle against France renewed (1993-1815)

      6. Nelson's navy : the ships, men, and organisation, 1793-1815 - Brian Lavery 1989

        Book Recommended reading

      7. The Oxford history of the British Empire: Volume II: The eighteenth century - William Roger Louis, Alaine M. Low, Nicholas P. Canny, P. J. Marshall 1998-1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Michael Duffy, ‘World-Wide War and British Expansion, 1793-1815’

      8. A history of the Royal Navy: the Napoleonic Wars - Martin Robson 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      9. The Press Gang: Naval impressment and its opponents in Georgian Britain - Nicholas Rogers 2007

        Book Recommended reading

      10. In the hour of victory: the Royal Navy at war in the age of Nelson - Sam Willis 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      11. Representing the Royal Navy: British sea power, 1750-1815 - Margarette Lincoln, National Maritime Museum (Great Britain) c2002

        Book Recommended reading

    9. Improvements in Navigation and Hydrography 12 items
      1. Longitude: the true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time - Dava Sobel 2005

        Book Recommended reading

      2. Shaping the day: a history of timekeeping in England and Wales 1300-1800 - Paul Glennie, N. J. Thrift 2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      3. The divided circle: a history of instruments for astronomy, navigation, and surveying - J. A. (James A.) Bennett 1987

        Book Recommended reading

      4. Greenwich time: and the discovery of the longitude - Derek Howse 1980

        Book Recommended reading

      5. Ships, clocks, and stars - Richard Dunn, Rebekah Higgitt, Richard Dunn, Rebekah Higgitt 2014

        Book Recommended reading

      6. Romantic geographies: proceedings of the Glasgow conference, September 1994 - Colin Smethurst 1996

        Book Recommended reading Geoffrey Quilley, ‘The Sphere of Contemplation: The Imagery of Global Navigation in Eighteenth-Century England’

      7. From maps to metaphors: The Pacific world of George Vancouver - Robin Fisher, Hugh Johnston

        Book Recommended reading Alun C. Davies, ‘Vancouver’s Chronometers’

      8. The worlds of the East India Company November 16, 2006 (Paperback)

        Book Recommended reading Andrew S. Cook, ‘Establishing the Sea Routes to India and China: Stages in the Development of Hydrographical Knowledge’

      9. Alexander Dalrymple - Howard Tyrrell Fry 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

    10. The British Slave Trade: The Slave Trade in West Africa 16 items
      1. The slave ship: a human history - Marcus Buford Rediker 2007

        Book Recommended reading

      2. The Atlantic slave trade - Herbert S. Klein 2010

        Book Recommended reading Chapter 5

      3. Liverpool and transatlantic slavery - David Richardson, Anthony Tibbles, Suzanne Schwarz, National Museums Liverpool 2007

        Book Recommended reading Paul E. Lovejoy and David Richardson, ‘African Agency and the Liverpool Slave Trade’

      4. Atlas of the transatlantic slave trade - David Eltis, David Richardson c2010

        Book Recommended reading

      5. The slave coast of West Africa, 1550-1750 - Robin Law 1991

        Book Recommended reading

      6. Slavery, abolition and the transition to colonialism in Sierra Leone - Paul E Lovejoy, Suzanne Schwarz 2015

        Book Recommended reading Kenneth Morgan, ‘Liverpool Ascendant: British Merchants and the Slave Trade on the Upper Guinea Coast, 1701-1808’

      7. Slavery, abolition and the transition to colonialism in Sierra Leone - Paul E Lovejoy, Suzanne Schwarz 2015

        Book Recommended reading Sean Kelley, ‘The Dirty Business of Panyarring and Palaver: Slave Trading on the Upper Guinea Coast in the Eighteenth Century’

      8. Transformations in slavery: a history of slavery in Africa - Paul E. Lovejoy 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      9. The Royal African Company - K. G. Davies c1970

        Book Recommended reading

      10. The Fante and the transatlantic slave trade - Rebecca Shumway 2011 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

    11. The Middle Passage 14 items
      1. The Atlantic slave trade - Herbert S. Klein 2010

        Book Recommended reading Chapter 6

      2. The slave ship: a human history - Marcus Buford Rediker 2007

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Atlas of the transatlantic slave trade - David Eltis, David Richardson c2010

        Book Recommended reading

      4. Liverpool, the African slave trade and abolition: essays to illustrate current knowledge and research - Roger Anstey, P. E. H. Hair 1989

        Book Recommended reading Herbert S. Klein and Stanley L. Engerman, ‘Slave Mortality on British Ships, 1791-1797’

      5. The Transatlantic slave trade: a history - James A Rawley, D Behrendt 2005

        Book Recommended reading

      6. Transoceanic mortality: The slave trade in comparative perspective - Herbert S. Klein, Stanley L. Engerman, Robert Haines, Ralph Shlomowitz 2001

        Article Recommended reading

      7. If we must die: shipboard insurrections in the era of the Atlantic slave trade - Eric Robert Taylor Ã2006 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      8. Routes to slavery: direction, ethnicity, and mortality in the transatlantic slave trade - David Eltis, David Richardson c1997

        Book Recommended reading Herbert S. Klein and Stanley L. Engerman, ‘Long-Term Trends in African Mortality in the Transatlantic Slave Trade’

      9. The Atlantic slave trade: effects on economies, societies, and peoples in Africa, the Americas, and Europe - J. E. Inikori, Stanley L. Engerman 1992 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading Kenneth F. Kiple and Brian T. Higgins, ‘Mortality caused by Dehydration during the Middle Passage’

      10. Deaths of slaves in the middle passage - Raymond L. Cohn 1985-9

        Article Recommended reading

      11. Epidemiology and the slave trade - Philip D. Curtin 1968

        Article Recommended reading

    12. British Ports and the Slave Trade 14 items
      1. Atlas of the transatlantic slave trade - David Eltis, David Richardson c2010

        Book Recommended reading

      2. The Transatlantic slave trade: a history - James A Rawley, D Behrendt 2005

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Liverpool and transatlantic slavery - David Richardson, Anthony Tibbles, Suzanne Schwarz, National Museums Liverpool 2007

        Book Recommended reading Paul E. Lovejoy and David Richardson, ‘African Agency and the Liverpool Slave Trade

      4. Slavery, abolition and the transition to colonialism in Sierra Leone - Paul E Lovejoy, Suzanne Schwarz 2015

        Book Recommended reading Kenneth Morgan, ‘Liverpool Ascendant: British Merchants and the Slave Trade on the Upper Guinea Coast, 1701-1808

      5. The Royal African Company - K. G. Davies c1970

        Book Recommended reading

      6. Slavery and Bristol’s “Golden Age" - David Richardson 04/2005

        Article Recommended reading

      7. Liverpool and transatlantic slavery - David Richardson, Anthony Tibbles, Suzanne Schwarz, National Museums Liverpool 2007

        Book Recommended reading Stephen D. Behrendt, ‘Human Capital in the British Slave Trade’

      8. Transatlantic slavery: against human dignity - Anthony Tibbles, Merseyside Maritime Museum. Transatlantic Slavery Gallery, National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside c1994

        Book Recommended reading David Richardson, ‘Liverpool and the English Slave Trade’

      9. Bristol and the Atlantic trade in the eighteenth century - Kenneth Morgan 1993

        Book Recommended reading

      10. Slavery obscured: the social history of the slave trade in an English provincial port - Madge Dresser 2001

        Book Recommended reading

      11. Liverpool and the Mersey : an economic history of a port, 1700-1970 - Francis Edwin Hyde 1971

        Book Recommended reading

      12. The Bristol slave traders - David. Richardson, 1985

        Book Recommended reading

  2. Term 2 45 items
    1. William Bligh and the Mutiny on the Bounty 15 items
      1. TERM 2

      2. Bligh: William Bligh in the South Seas - Anne Salmond 2011

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Fragile paradise: the discovery of Fletcher Christian, Bounty mutineer - Glynn Christian 2005

        Book Recommended reading

      4. Captain Bligh: the man and his mutinies - Gavin Kennedy 1989

        Book Recommended reading

      5. Mr. Bligh's bad language: passion, power and theatre on the Bounty - Greg Dening 1992

        Book Recommended reading

      6. Awake, bold Bligh!: William Bligh's letters describing the mutiny on HMS Bounty - William Bligh, Paul Brunton 1989

        Book Recommended reading

      7. A book of the Bounty - George Mackaness 1981

        Book Recommended reading

      8. The Bounty: the true story of the mutiny on the Bounty - Caroline Alexander 2004

        Book Recommended reading

      9. The fortunate adversities of William Bligh - Roy E. Schreiber Ã2000

        Book Recommended reading

      10. Captain Bligh and Mr Christian : the men and the mutiny - Richard Hough 2000

        Book Recommended reading

      11. The Bounty mutiny - William Bligh, Edward Christian c2001

        Book Recommended reading

      12. Bligh: master mariner - Robert Mundle 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      13. Pioneers of the Pacific: voyages of exploration, 1787/1810 - Nigel Rigby, Pieter van der Merwe, Glyndwr Williams c2005

        Book Recommended reading

    2. The Death of Captain Cook 15 items
      1. Bligh: William Bligh in the South Seas - Anne Salmond 2011

        Book Recommended reading

      2. The trial of the cannibal dog: Captain Cook in the South Seas - Anne Salmond 2003

        Book Recommended reading

      3. Islands of history - Marshall David Sahlins c1985

        Book Recommended reading

      4. The apotheosis of Captain Cook: European mythmaking in the Pacific - Gananath Obeyesekere c1997

        Book Recommended reading

      5. The life of Captain James Cook - J. C. Beaglehole 1974

        Book Recommended reading

      6. The murder of Captain James Cook - Richard Alexander Hough 1979

        Book Recommended reading

      7. The death of Captain Cook - Gavin Kennedy 1978

        Book Recommended reading

      8. The death of Captain Cook and other writings - David Samwell, Nicholas Thomas, Martin Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Newell 2007

        Book Recommended reading

      9. The journals - James Cook, J. C. Beaglehole, Philip Edwards, Hakluyt Society 2003

        Book Recommended reading

      10. Captain Cook: voyager between worlds - John Gascoigne 2008

        Book Recommended reading

      11. How "natives" think: about Captain Cook, for example - Marshall David Sahlins 1995

        Book Recommended reading

      12. Fish & ships: a journey round the world at Captain Cook’s table and eating the exotic - Sophie Forgan 2012

        Book Recommended reading Simon Werrett, ‘Captain Cook, Pyrotechnist’

    3. British Voyages of Exploration and Pacific People and Culture, 1750-1815 15 items
      1. European vision and the South Pacific - Bernard Smith 1985

        Book Recommended reading

      2. Exhibiting the empire: cultures of display and the British Empire 2015

        Book Recommended reading John McAleer, ‘Exhibiting Exploration: Captain Cook, Voyages of Exploration and the Culture of Display

      3. Captain Cook: voyager between worlds - John Gascoigne 2008

        Book Recommended reading

      4. Encountering the Pacific in the Age of Enlightenment - John Gascoigne 2014

        Book Recommended reading

      5. The great map of mankind: British perceptions of the world in the age of enlightenment - P. J. Marshall, Glyndwr Williams 1982

        Book Recommended reading

      6. Science, voyages, and encounters in Oceania, 1511-1850 - Bronwen Douglas 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

      7. Cook: the extraordinary voyages of Captain James Cook - Nicholas Thomas 2004, Ã2003

        Book Recommended reading

      8. Australia circumnavigated: Volume 2: The voyage of Matthew Flinders in HMS Investigator, 1801-1803 - Matthew Flinders, Hakluyt Society 2015

        Book Recommended reading

      9. Australia to 1901: selected readings in the making of a nation - Martin Crotty, Erik Eklund 2003

        Book Recommended reading

      10. Imagining the Pacific: In the wake of the Cook voyages - Bernard Smith 1992

        Book Recommended reading

      11. Captain Cook was here - Maria Nugent 2009

        Book Recommended reading

      12. Aphrodite's island: the European discovery of Tahiti - Anne Salmond 2011

        Book Recommended reading

      13. Trading nature: Tahitians, Europeans, and ecological exchange - Jennifer Newell Ã2010 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended reading

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