Imperial Port Systems (Other Keyword)

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Ports and port systems in the Modern and Contemporary periods within a comparative study of the Portuguese and British maritime empires. (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Catarina Garcia.

Islands and ports, as structural elements, have often been essential to the building of  empires, so we aim to understand the different solutions used for the transformation of the occupied island and port landscapes, and how this occupation ordered or helped the definition of expansion models. Using both archaeological interpretation and cartographic and documentary sources, the intent is to show how the construction of structures proceeded, and how the creation of administrative systems worked...