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Title Textiles in Indian Ocean societies [electronic resource] / edited by Ruth Barnes.

Imprint London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005.


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Description xiv, 198 p. : ill., maps.
Series RoutledgeCurzon Indian Ocean series
Indian Ocean series.
Note 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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-180) and index.
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 maņeva 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Textile fabrics -- Social aspects -- Indian Ocean Region -- Congresses.
Textile fabrics -- Economic aspects -- Indian Ocean Region -- Congresses.
Textile design -- Indian Ocean Region -- Congresses.
Indian Ocean Region -- Commerce -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Barnes, Ruth, 1947-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0415297664 (cloth)

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