1. The Dutch East Indies Company - The First 100 Years - Dr Thomas Crump


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    Dr Thomas Crump moved to Amsterdam in 1972 to take up an appointment in the University's Social Sciences Faculty, which occupies the original corporate headquarters of the VOC - the Dutch East…

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    • The Dutch East Indies Company: The Second 100 Years - Thomas Crump


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      This second lecture will focus on the VOC's second hundred years and will explain hows it slowly lost out on almost everything it had gained, to become bankrupt by the end of the 18th century…

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      • They live by Trade': Britain's global trade in the Great Days of Sail - Dr John McAleer


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        Britain's history has been shaped by its relationship with the sea. The possibilities and profits offered by maritime trade were particularly important in defining the country's development…

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        • Hospital for Seafarers - Professor Gordon Cook


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          A lecture by Gordon Cook, Visiting Professor, University College London. The transcript and downloadable versions of the lecture are available from the Gresham College website: http://www.gresham.ac.uk/lectures-and-events/hospital-for-seafarers Gresham…

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          • The Good and The Bad: Memories of a Merchant Seaman


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            Joe Deacon went to sea, aged only 14 in 1942. Now nearly 80, he vividly looks back at his wartime experiences. This short documentary was filmed in Cardiff, London and Chatham, Kent.

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            • A.1. at Lloyd's (1942)


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              The important role Lloyd’s of London plays in world shipping with the ‘100 A1’ rated 'Armadillo' as an example. Find out more information about this title at www.britishcouncil.org/film.

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              • Phase 1 - Friday Before Exam Week & Uniform Day


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                Weekend before the phase 1 exams - Here in my room, modest, but comfortable. - Great facilities here at Warsash. - The time has gone by quickly. - Uniform arrived today. How do I feel? - Glad I'm…

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                • BOA 70 Veterans / Royal Navy & Merchant Navy Parade


                  from Tim Brunsden Added 279 1 0

                  Filmed at the Anglican Cathedral on Sunday 26th May as part of the Battle of the Atlantic anniversary.

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