Alpers, Edward A.

Connectivity in Motion

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Table of contents

Part I. Themes

1. Introduction
Burkhard Schnepel

2. Islands Connect: People, Things, and Ideas Among the Small Islands of the Western Indian Ocean
Edward A. Alpers

3. Small Island Hubs and Connectivity in the Indian Ocean World: Some Concepts and Hypotheses from Historical Anthropology
Andre Gingrich

4. Displaced Passengers: States, Movements, and Disappearances in the Indian Ocean
Godfrey Baldacchino

Part II. Case Studies: Swahili Coast, Zanzibar and the Comoros

5. The Role of Kilwa in the Trade of the Western Indian Ocean
Gwyn Campbell

6. Zanzibar, the Indian Ocean, and Nineteenth-Century Global Interface
Jeremy Prestholdt

7. Ali Mfaume: A Comorian Hub in the Western Indian Ocean
Iain Walker

8. Multifaceted Identities, Multiple Dwellings: Connectivity and Flexible Household Configurations in Zanzibar Town
Kjersti Larsen

Part III. Case Studies: Mid-Ocean Archipelagos

9. A Hub of “Local Cosmopolitans”: Migration and Settlement in Early Eighteenth to Nineteenth-Century Port Louis
Vijayalakshmi Teelock

10. The Making of a Hub Society: Mauritius’ Path from Port of Call to Cyber Island
Burkhard Schnepel

11. Dis/Entangled Hubs: Connectivity and Disconnections in the Chagos Archipelago
Steffen F. Johannessen

12. Big Men Politics and Insularity in the Maldivian World of Islands
Boris Wille

13. Considering the Island Capital Male’ as a Hub for Health-Related Mobilities
Eva-Maria Knoll

Part IV. Case Studies: South and Southeast Asia

14. From Salsette to Socotra: Islands across the Seas and Implications for Heritage
Himanshu Prabha Ray

15. Serendipitous Connections: The Chinese Engagements with Sri Lanka
Tansen Sen

16. Changing Connectivity in a World of Small Islands: The Role of Makassar (Sulawesi) as a Hub Under Dutch Hegemony
Jürgen G. Nagel

17. Ambon, a Spicy Hub: Connectivity at the Fringe of the Indian Ocean
Keebet Benda-Beckmann

Keywords: History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Cultural History, Social History, Area Studies, Ethnography, Human Geography

Publication year
Palgrave Series in Indian Ocean World Studies
Page amount
26 pages
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