Tag: shipping

Global shipping

john hutnyk , June 21st, 2022

sometimes these maps are so pro-capital its embarrassing. This one is of course, but its also informative. Here are the paths of need and greed, crime and time…



john hutnyk , January 10th, 2022

Sir Fancis Drake – whose lucre profits helped Queen Elizabeth get out of debt and invest in the Levant and then the East India Company, from which in…


Japan – Vietnam archives

john hutnyk , June 6th, 2021

Another set of items for the exotica files (link below), is a set of documents held in the national Archives of Japan and I think very useful for…


Leivestad, Hege Høyer, Johanna Markkula and Elisabeth Schober: Beyond Suez. Escalating Ship Sizes and their Consequences

focaal_admin , March 30th, 2021

Stuck At the height of this pandemic’s third wave, with many of us sitting in what by now feels like an eternal lockdown, images of a gigantic ship…


What did you do in the war Pop?

john hutnyk , December 3rd, 2019

Your article, What did you do in the war? Revisiting the WW2 memoirs of Stoker Thomas Mouat Tate, published in History and Anthropology, Volume 30 Issue 5, is now available…


Smuggling – of tea to Scotland?

john hutnyk , March 29th, 2018

The Commission of Customs Scotland to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury, reporting on the subject of trade with India, in 1812, examined Earl, Osborne and Ferrier (traders)…


Information and Communication Technology and Wellbeing in the Merchant Marines

Haidy Geismar , December 1st, 2016

Annamaria Dall’Anese, PhD student, UCL Anthropology If the informal use of the internet through personal devices on board merchant vessels encounters barriers due to patchy infrastructure and weather…

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