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A Hundred Horizons

The Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire

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$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674032194

Publication Date: 06/15/2009

Short

352 pages

5-3/16 x 7-15/16 inches

22 halftones, 1 map

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  • Preface
  • 1. Space and Time on the Indian Ocean Rim
  • 2. The Gulf between Precolonial and Colonial Empires
  • 3. Flows of Capitalists, Laborers, and Commodities
  • 4. Waging War for King and Country
  • 5. Expatriate Patriots: Anticolonial Imagination and Action
  • 6. Pilgrims’ Progress under Colonial Rules
  • 7. A Different Universalism? Oceanic Voyages of a Poet as Pilgrim
  • Conclusion: The Indian Ocean Arena in the History of Globalization
  • Notes
  • Index

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