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The Indian Ocean in world history

Milo Kearney

The Indian Ocean in world history

by Milo Kearney

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Published by Routledge in London, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indian Ocean Region -- History.

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    StatementMilo Kearney.
    SeriesThemes in world history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS340 .K36 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[ix], 188 p.
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22567485M
    ISBN 100415312779, 0415312787

    Portuguese Decolonization in the Indian Ocean World provides a nuanced understanding of Lusophone decolonization, revealing the perspectives of people who experienced it. This book will be highly valuable for historians of the Indian Ocean world and decolonization, but also those interested in ethnography, diaspora studies and material culture. Indian Ocean, third largest ocean, c,, sq mi (73,, sq km), extending from S Asia to Antarctica and from E Africa to SE Australia; it is c.4, mi (6, km) wide at the equator. It constitutes about 20% of the world's total ocean area.

    This is the first scholarly series devoted to the study of the Indian Ocean world from early times to the present day. Encouraging interdisciplinarity, it incorporates and contributes to key debates in a number of areas including history, environmental studies, anthropology, sociology, political science, geography, economics, law, and labor and gender studies. The World Ocean or Global Ocean (colloquially the sea or the ocean) is the interconnected system of Earth's oceanic waters, and comprises the bulk of the hydrosphere, covering ,, square kilometres or ,, square miles (%) of Earth's surface, with a total volume of roughly 1,,, cubic kilometres (,, cubic miles).Average depth: 3, m (12, ft).

    I am a historian of Africa and the Indian Ocean. My general research interests include world history and the history of East Africa, eastern Arabia and the Gulf in the 19th and 20th centuries. Specifically, my research focuses on the history of the African diaspora in the Indian Ocean and the comparative history of slavery and abolition. The Indian Ocean is central to world history. It is unique among the world’s oceans in that it was the first real ocean that humans could cross rather than just clinging to theFile Size: 1MB.


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