Foul Berths and French Spies

Essays on the Port of Liverpool, c. 1830-1930

Adrian Jarvis

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ISBN: 9781902700212

Publication: August 18, 2003

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Six essays on some of the lesser-known backwaters of the History of the Port of Liverpool, from the visits of French industrial spies in the immediate aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars to the development of the oil importing trade between the two world wars Popular myths, such as French prisoners-of-war were employed on dock construction, are demolished in an attempt to find out what really happened.


Format: Paperback

Size: 245 x 245 mm

85 Pages

ISBN: 9781902700212

Publication: August 18, 2003

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