Reimagining Indian Ocean Worlds
Smriti Srinivas, Bettina Ng'weno, Neelima Jeychandran
Routledge, 2020 - Indian Ocean Region - 250 pages
Cover -- Half Title -- Series Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of figures -- List of maps -- List of contributors -- Introduction: many worlds, many oceans -- Crafting arrival -- Keywords for Indian Ocean worlds -- Thinking as process -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Part I: Proximity and distance -- Chapter 1: The ends of the Indian Ocean: notes on boundaries and affinities across time -- Shifting boundaries of relation -- Shifting imaginations of space -- Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 2: Indian Ocean ontology: Nyerere, memory, place -- The place of memory, memory as place -- Sensory histories -- Saba Saba -- Cochin -- Tanzanianness -- Arusha Declaration and socialist belonging -- Inauthentic Asians -- Disinterred -- References -- Chapter 3: The littoral, the container, and the interface: situating the dry port as an Indian Ocean imaginary -- Introduction: between limits and possibilities -- Figuring the littoral: land, ocean, port, city -- The container -- The dry port -- Conclusion: contemporary Indian Ocean worlds -- Notes -- References -- Chapter 4: Seasons of sail: the monsoon, kinship, and labor in the dhow trade -- Flying in the face of the wind -- Monsoons at sail -- From aakhar to mausam: a dual morphology, interrupted? -- Seasons of work, cycles of debt: labor and kinship for the khalaasi -- A clash of calendars: regulating the weather and mobility -- From sea to shore: a monsoonal relationality -- Notes -- References -- Part II: Landscapes, oceanscapes, and practices -- Chapter 5: Elsewheres in the Indian Ocean: spatio-temporal encounters and imaginaries beyond the sea -- Dreams of mobility -- Elsewheres -- Mountains, oceans, and estranged stones -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- References -- Chapter 6: Dicey waterways: evolving networks and contested spatialities in Goa.
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