Textiles in Indian Ocean Societies (Routledge Indian Ocean by Ruth Barnes

By Ruth Barnes

Textiles in Indian Ocean Societies considers the significance of alternate, and the transformation of the which means of gadgets has the movement among varied cultures. It additionally addresses problems with gender, ethnic and non secular identification, and financial prestige. The ebook covers a huge geographic variety from East Africa to Southeast Asia, and references a couple of disciplines comparable to anthropology, artwork heritage and history.
This quantity is well timed, as either the social sciences and old reviews have built a brand new curiosity in fabric tradition. Edited by means of a ultimate specialist within the quarter, it's going to upload significantly to our figuring out of old and present societies within the Indian Ocean region.

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