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Ships and the Development of Maritime Technology on the Indian Ocean

Edited by Ruth Barnes, David Parkin

Routledge – 2002 – 384 pages

Series: Routledge Indian Ocean Series

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    978-0-7007-1235-9
    June 27th 2002

Description

Recognising the fundamental role both of shipping communities and the technologies crafted and shared by them, this book 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 but strong sense of regional consciousness and identity.

Name: Ships and the Development of Maritime Technology on the Indian Ocean (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Ruth Barnes, David Parkin. Recognising the fundamental role both of shipping communities and the technologies crafted and shared by them, this book explores the types of ships, methods of navigation and modes of water-borne trade in the Indian Ocean region and the way they...
Categories: South Asian Studies, Asian Culture & Society, Asian History, Asian Studies