The International Postgraduate Port and Maritime Studies Network (IPPMSN) are hosting an event exploring the worlds of legal and elicit trade on 21 July 2017. Liverpool John Moores University. Free entry.
Alex Taylor (University of Sheffield) – ‘Bristol’s first tawny age: the tobacco trade to Bristol in the seventeenth century.’
Benjamin Jennings (Swansea University) – The free traders go underground; the fight against smuggling and the development of organised crime in South Wales 1765-1853.’
The Port Towns and Urban Cultures group is dedicated to furthering our understanding of the social and cultural impact of life in port towns from the eighteenth century to the modern period. Find out more.
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