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Ships and the development of maritime technology on the Indian Ocean

Author: David Parkin; Ruth Barnes
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016.
Series: Indian Ocean series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the types of ships, methods of navigation and modes of water-borne trade in the Indian Ocean region and the way they affected the development of distinctive settlements against a changing  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Parkin; Ruth Barnes
ISBN: 9781317793427 1317793420
OCLC Number: 933433280
Notes: Originally published: London : RoutledgeCurzon, 2002.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Shipping in the Indian Ocean : an overview / Himanshu Prabha Ray --
Seafarings, ships and ship owners : India and the Indian Ocean (AD 700-1500) / Ranabir Chakravarti --
Seafaring in peninsular India in the ancient period : of watercraft and maritime communities / Himanshu Prabha Ray --
Archaeological evidence on shipping communities of Sri Lanka / Osmund Bopeararchchi --
Pre-modern Sri Lankan ships / Somasiri Devendra --
Classiying vessel-types in Ibn Baṭṭūṭa's Riḥla / Dionisius Albertus Agius --
Navigational methods in the Indian Ocean / ABdul Sheriff --
The rise and fall of Hadhrami Shipping in the Indian Ocean, c. 1750-c. 1940 / William Gervase Clarence-Smith --
Continuity and adaptation by contemporary Swahili boatbuilders in Kenya / Susan Beckerleg --
The historical context of the construction of the Vattai fishing boat and related frame-first vessels of Tamil Nadu and beyond / Lucy Blue --
Yami boats and boat building in a wider perspective / R.H. Barnes.
Series Title: Indian Ocean series.
Responsibility: edited by David Parkin and Ruth Barnes.


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