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Title Textile trades, consumer cultures, and the material worlds of the Indian Ocean : an ocean of cloth / Pedro Machado, Sarah Fee, Gwyn Campbell, editors
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018]
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Descript xxv, 426 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Palgrave series in Indian Ocean world studies
Palgrave series in Indian Ocean world studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
1. Introduction: The Ocean's many cloth pathways / Pedro Machado and Sarah Fee -- 2. Textiles and silver: The Indian Ocean in a global frame / Prasannan Parthasarthi -- 3. Cloth and commerce: understanding Indian economic history / Lakshmi Subramanian -- 4. Handkerchiefs, scarves, sarees and cotton printed fabrics: Japanese traders and producers and the challenges of global markets / Seiko Sugimoto -- 5. Kanga made in Japan: The flow from the Eastern to the Western end of the Indian Ocean world / Hideaki Suzuki -- 6. A worn insecurity: Textiles, industrialization and colonial rule in Eritrea during the long twentieth century / Steven Serels -- 7. Distributive networks, sub-regional tastes and ethnicity: The trade in Chinese textiles in southeast Asia from the tenth to fourteenth centuries CE / Derek Heng -- 8. Textile reorientations: the manufacture and trade of cottons in Java c. 1600-1850 / Kenneth R. Hall -- 9. 'The dearest thing on the East African coast': The forgotten nineteenth-century trade in 'muscat cloth' / Sarah Fee -- 10. Converging trades and new technologies: The emergence of kanga textiles on the Swahili coast in the late nineteenth century / MacKenzie Moon Ryan -- 11. Warp and weft: producing, trading and consuming Indian textiles across the seas (first-thirteenth centuries CE) / Himanshu Prabha Ray -- 12. The decline of the Malagasy textile industry, c. 1800-1895 / Gwyn Campbell -- 13. Contemporary geographies of Zanzibari fashion: Indian Ocean trade journeys in the run-up to Ramadhan festivities / Julia Verne -- 14. The fabric of the Indian Ocean world: reflections on the life cycle of cloth / Jeremy Prestholdt
Subject Clothing trade -- Indian Ocean Region
Textile fabrics -- Indian Ocean Region
Textile industry -- Indian Ocean Region
Costume -- Indian Ocean Region
Alt Author Machado, Pedro, 1970- editor
Fee, Sarah, editor
Campbell, Gwyn, 1952- editor
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