7. Labour in European Transport before the Coming of the Railways

Anne Conchon and Karel Davids, fileadmin/files/pdf/Turin_ELHN_2015/Conchon_-_Davids.docIntroduction

Martina Hacke (University of Duesseldorf), The labour of "Messengers of the Nations" at the University of Paris

Stefano Maggi (University of Siena), The Italian coachman (vetturino): work and literature

José U. Bernardos (University of Madrid), The activities of a carrier community linked to the supply of Madrid: The segovian muleteers of Sangarcía and Etreros during the XVII and XVIII centuries

Jørgen Burchardt (National Museum of Science and Technology, Denmark), The rise of the haulage business. The professionalization of road transport in Denmark, 1478–1862

Anne Conchon (Paris I University-IDHES), The French transport enterprises (c. 1770-1810) : longevity, activities and territories

Discussant: Karel Davids (VU University Amsterdam)