Reading Lists and Links

See below for a collection of resources and bibliographic material relevant to the study of Port Towns and Urban Cultures. We hope this will act as a ‘hub’ for links, books and articles related to the study of port towns and cities in its widest sense.

We actively welcome any requests or suggestions for inclusion within this section – email


Archival & Online Collection Pages

Coastal Frameworks

Port and Urban Settings

Maritime & Global Contexts

Local Perspectives

People & Groups

BAME Seafarers in the First World War

Socio-cultural Aspects

Gender, Women & Sexuality

Imperialism and Empires

Naval & Military