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Ships and the Development of Maritime Technology on the Indian Ocean

Ships and the Development of Maritime Technology on the Indian Ocean

1st Edition

Ruth Barnes, David Parkin
January 21, 2016

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...

Sufis and Scholars of the Sea: Family Networks in East Africa, 1860-1925

Sufis and Scholars of the Sea: Family Networks in East Africa, 1860-1925

1st Edition

Anne Bang
May 30, 2014

Anne Bang focuses on the ways in which a particular Islamic brotherhood, or 'tariqa', the tariqa Alawiyya, spread, maintained and propagated their particular brand of the Islamic faith. Originating in the South-Yemeni region of Hadramawt, the Alawi tariqa mainly spread along the coast of the...

Textiles in Indian Ocean Societies

Textiles in Indian Ocean Societies

1st Edition

Ruth Barnes
September 12, 2012

Textiles in Indian Ocean Societies considers the importance of trade, and the transformation of the meaning of objects has the move between different cultures. It also addresses issues of gender, ethnic and religious identity, and economic status. The book covers a broad geographic range from East...

Indian Ocean Studies: Cultural, Social, and Political Perspectives

Indian Ocean Studies: Cultural, Social, and Political Perspectives

1st Edition

Shanti Moorthy, Ashraf Jamal
July 11, 2012

The Indian Ocean is famously referred to as the "cradle of globalization," as it facilitated cultural and economic exchanges between Africa, the Arab world, the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and China, for 5000 years prior to European presence in the region. As this ocean's significance has...

Muslim Society and the Western Indian Ocean: The Seafarers of Kachchh

Muslim Society and the Western Indian Ocean: The Seafarers of Kachchh

1st Edition

Edward Simpson
June 09, 2009

Based on substantial ethnographic, textual and archival research, this interesting book offers a new perspective on the anthropology of the western Indian Ocean. Writing in a clear, engaging style, and covering an impressive range of theoretical terrain, Simpson critically explores the...

Islamic Prayer Across the Indian Ocean: Inside and Outside the Mosque

Islamic Prayer Across the Indian Ocean: Inside and Outside the Mosque

1st Edition

Stephen Headley, David Parkin
August 24, 2000

In its attempt to squash the influence of animism and pantheism or polytheism and to promote the idea of the One and Only Absolute God, Islam has come up against a tendency within itself to incorporate certain local religious traditions and practices. This book shares that combination of...

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