Europe’s major commercial ports have played a decisive historical role in the process of opening up large parts of the world. Today they are important sites of globalisation. These ports have evolved into highly developed, increasingly complex structures. Furthermore, the rise of Atlantic trade and the arrival of the industrial era brought profound changes in the hierarchy of European ports.
Réalisé par Virginie Chaillou-Atrous à partir de la notice EHNE European Commercial Ports, Major sites of globalisation (17th-21st centuries) de Bernard Michon.
Conception, traduction et enregistrement: Euradionantes.