Indian Ocean Migrants and State Formation in Hadhramaut: Reforming the Homeland

Indian Ocean Migrants and State Formation in Hadhramaut: Reforming the Homeland

by Ulrike Freitag
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004128506

ISBN-13: 9789004128507

Pub. Date: 09/25/2003

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

This history of Hadhramaut in the 19th and 20th centuries shows the fascinating influence of diasporic merchants and scholars in the Indian Ocean on the evolution of their tribal homeland. It argues that international networks contributed to the formation of a modernity that was adapted to local conditions.  See more details below

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This history of Hadhramaut in the 19th and 20th centuries shows the fascinating influence of diasporic merchants and scholars in the Indian Ocean on the evolution of their tribal homeland. It argues that international networks contributed to the formation of a modernity that was adapted to local conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004128507
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/25/2003
Series:
Social, Economic and Political Studies of the Middle East and Asia Series, #87
Pages:
596
Product dimensions:
6.68(w) x 9.64(h) x 1.75(d)

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