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Textiles in Indian Ocean societies
edited by Ruth Barnes.

Published 2005 by RoutledgeCurzon in London .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Rome and India : early Indian cotton textiles from Berenike, Red Sea coast of Egypt / John Peter Wild and Felicity Wild
Far-flung fabrics - Indian textiles in ancient maritime trade / Himanshu Prabha Ray
'Portuguese' carpets from Khorasan, Persia / Steven Cohen
Textile as commodity, dress as text : Swahili kanga and women's statements / David Parkin
The kofia tradition of Zanzibar : the implicit and explicit discourses of men's head-dress in an Indian Ocean society / Zulfikar Hirji
Ze mañeva aze : looking for patterns in Malagasy cloth / Sarah Fee
Cosmopolitan tastes and indigenous designs - virtual cloth in a Javanese candi / Mary-Louise Totton
Textiles of Jambi (Sumatra) and the Indian Ocean trade / Fiona Kerlogue
Moving between cultures : textiles as a source of innovation in Kedang, eastern Indonesia / Ruth Barnes.

Edition Notes

Papers presented at a workshop held at St. Antony's College, Oxford in March 1999, the third in a series on "The Indian Ocean: trans-regional creation of societies and cultures."

Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-180) and index.

RoutledgeCurzon Indian Ocean series, Indian Ocean series


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NK8889.83.A1 T48 2005

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