S. 13.2. – “The Last Ice Age”: The trade in natural ice as an agent of modernisation and economic integration in the 19th and early 20th century

03 Jul 2020
11:00-12:30

S. 13.2. – “The Last Ice Age”: The trade in natural ice as an agent of modernisation and economic integration in the 19th and early 20th century

Chair: Per G. Norseng (the Norwegian Maritime Museum / the University of South-Eastern Norway) // Discussant: Ingo Heidbrink (Old Dominion University)

Eyvind Bagle/Knut M. Nygaard (Norwegian Maritime Museum / University of South-Eastern Norway) – Norwegian ice from “Nature’s Factory” over the seas: Production and shipping of natural ice

Ben Jennings/Effie Dorovitsa (Blaydes Maritime Centre, University of Hull) – Natural ice as a driver for modernisation – Britain and France

Ingo Heidbrink (Old Dominion University, Norfolk Virginia) – Domestic Production or Import of natural ice? The example of the ice supply for the German distant water fisheries before the introduction of artificial ice production.