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Title Cargoes in motion : materiality and connectivity across the Indian Ocean / edited by Burkhard Schnepel and Julia Verne
Published Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, [2022]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Series Indian Ocean studies series
Indian Ocean studies series.
Contents Prologue / Julia Verne -- Cargoes in the Indian Ocean world : a thematic and methodological introduction / Burkhard Schnepel -- Brilliant cargoes : pearls, shell and the exchange of marine product in the Indian Ocean / Pedro Machado -- The history of southern Red Sea salt in Indian Ocean trade / Steven Serels -- The flow of bohea : tea trade in the Indian Ocean world from (eighteenth to nineteenth centuries) / Kunbing Xiao -- The journey of cloves : the journey of cloves : historical trajectories and new dynamics of organic labeling on Zanzibar / Rupert Neuhöfer and Hannah Pilgrim -- Giraffes and elephants : circulation of exotic animals in the longue durée history of the Indian Ocean world / Tansen Sen -- Cattle on the hoof : the Mozambique Channel provisioning trade in the nineteenth century / Ned Alpers -- Paper cargoes, mobile histories : a view from the twentieth-century dhow / Fahad Ahmad Bishara -- An enduring measure of twelve thousand cowries : the materialities and life histories of a well-travelled marine product / Eva-Maria Knoll -- Arab perfumes and the Indian Ocean trade in animal-derived aromatics : the case of civet / Hanne Schönig -- When gecko tails travel from island forests to laboratories : from materiality to information in scientific cargo / Lisa Jenny Krieg -- From cargo to "inalienable possessions" : beads and beadwork in Penang / Mareike Pampus -- The elephant with the seven tusks : maritime commodities in East Indonesian clan houses and marriage cycles / Karl-Heinz Kohl
Summary "Cargoes in Motion considers both the materiality and special trajectories of cargoes across the Indian Ocean world in order to better understand the processes of exchange and their economic, social, cultural, and political effects on the region"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 21, 2022)
Subject Freight and freightage -- Social aspects -- Indian Ocean Region
Shipping -- Social aspects -- Indian Ocean Region
Material culture -- Indian Ocean Region
Economic history
Material culture
Indian Ocean Region -- Commerce
Indian Ocean Region -- Economic conditions
Indian Ocean Region -- Civilization.
Indian Ocean Region
Form Electronic book
Author Schnepel, Burkhard, editor.
Verne, Julia (Cultural geographer), editor.
LC no. 2021032514
ISBN 9780821447475