Textile trades, consumer cultures, and the material worlds of the Indian Ocean : an ocean of cloth (Book, 2019) [WorldCat.org]
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Textile trades, consumer cultures, and the material worlds of the Indian Ocean : an ocean of cloth

Author: Pedro Machado; Sarah Fee; Gwyn Campbell
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire : Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.
Series: Palgrave series in Indian Ocean world studies
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection examines cloth as a material and consumer object from early periods to the twenty-first century, across multiple oceanic sites-from Zanzibar, Muscat and Kampala to Ajanta, Srivijaya  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro Machado; Sarah Fee; Gwyn Campbell
ISBN: 9783319863634 3319863630
OCLC Number: 1088910792
Notes: Originally published: 2017.
Description: 1 volume : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction: The Ocean's Many Cloth PathwaysI. Regions of Production2.Textiles and Silver: The Indian Ocean in a Global Frame3. Cloth and Commerce: Understanding Indian Economic History4. Handkerchiefs, Scarves, Sarees and Cotton Printed Fabrics: Japanese Traders and Producers and the Challenges of Global Markets5. Kanga Made in Japan: The Flow from the Eastern to the Western End of the Indian Ocean World6. A Worn Insecurity: Textiles, Industrialization and Colonial Rule in Eritrea during the Long Twentieth CenturyII. Trade, Exchange and Networks of Distribution7. Distributive Networks, Sub-Regional Tastes, and Ethnicity: The Trade in Chinese Textiles in Southeast Asia from the Tenth to Fourteenth Centuries CE <8.Textile Reorientations: The Manufacture and Trade of Cottons in Java c. 1600-18509."The Dearest Thing on the East African Coast": The Forgotten Nineteenth Century Trade in "Muscat Cloth"10.Converging Trades and New Technologies: The Emergence of Kanga Textiles on the Swahili Coast in the Late Nineteenth CenturyIII. Cultures of Consumption11. Warp and Weft: Producing, Trading and Consuming Indian Textiles across the Seas (First-Thirteenth Century CE)12. The Decline of the Malagasy Textile Industry, c. 1800-189513. Contemporary Geographies of Zanzibari Fashion: Indian Ocean Trade Journeys in the Run-Up to Ramadhan Festivities14. Coda
Series Title: Palgrave series in Indian Ocean world studies
Responsibility: edited by Pedro Machado, Sarah Fee, Gwyn Campbell.

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