This Service is now available only in cloud infrastructure of National Documentation Center.

Homepage | About us | Services and Products | Index Search | Contact | Search:
English Ελληνικά
  Our web site has changed! Give us your feedback...
  The Book Market
in Greece 2011


Following the Nereids

Following the Nereids

Sea Routes and Maritime Business, 16th-20th Centuries

editor: Maria Christina Chatziioannou, Gelina Harlaftis

, 2006
264 p.
ISBN 960-8386-40-3, ISBN-13 978-960-8386-40-2, [In Print]
Price € 38,54

This book presents a rounded approach to Greek maritime history, covering a wide range of themes from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. It discusses Greek shipping enterprises in Greece and abroad, focusing on seamen, merchants and shipowners. It looks at nineteenth-century port cities and today's European port policy. It presents various facets of Greek fishing, from traditional sponge diving to modern fishing business. It examines aspects of the Greek Navy and the museological utilization of an episode in its history. It enhances the significance of the sea as a source of inspiration in literature and as a natural resource for the development of Greek tourism.
It discusses the success of Greek shipowners in the second half of the 20th century to the present day that has stimulated interest in their business culture and entrepreneurship.
The book comprises 21 texts by academics and researchers from universities and research foundations in Greece and abroad.

Back Print Print
.:BiblioNet ©2000-2012    .:Web site design by Karamella:digid    .:Web site developped by the National Book Centre of Greece