A Maritime History of Scotland, 1650-1790

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Tuckwell, 2002 - History - 368 pages
This text traces the development of the Scottish marine and its institutions during the highly turbulent and formative period 1650-1790, when state intervention and warefare at sea in the pursuit of mercantilist goals largely determined, intentionally and otherwise, the course of events.

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Introduction i
Introduction A 17thcentury Dutch map of the coastline from Bamburgh to Aberdeen
The Advent of the Mercantilist Era

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Eric Graham studied Scottish and Maritime History at Strathclyde and Exeter universities. He is widely published in journals and is a regular reviewer for academic journals. As a professional researcher, he has been engaged on major projects such as the Historical Association to Lloyd's Register of Shipping and Historical Consultant to Historic Scotland.

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