Η ‘ναυτική πολιτεία’ του Ιονίου και του Αιγαίου. Ναυτότοποι, ναυτικές οικογένειες και επιχειρήσεις» [The ‘Maritime City’ of Ionian and the Aegean. Maritime communities, families and enterprises]. In Η ναυτιλία των Ελλήνων, 1700-1821. Ο αιώνας της ακμής πρ
Year of publication: 2013
In this chapter, Harlaftis analyses the major maritime areas of the Aegean and Ionian Seas which developed long distance shipping before the Greek War of Independence (1821-29). Along with this, are analysed the shipowning families of each of these places and the business and trading they developed within the Ottoman, Venetian and British framework under which they lived. The work is based on recent research on primary sources from many archives of the Mediterranean in the 18th and 19th centuries.