Arming the Periphery: The Arms Trade in the Indian Ocean During the Age of Global Empire
A major historical study of the global arms trade, revolving around the transfer of small arms from metropolitan Europe to the turbulent frontiers of Indian Ocean societies during the 'long' nineteenth century (c.1780-1914).
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1 The Arms Trade and Global Empire in the Indian Ocean
2 The Arms Trade in the Metropolis
3 The Arms Trade in the Western Indian Ocean
4 The Arms Trade in the Eastern Indian Ocean
5 The Arms Trade and War in the Indian Ocean
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