Navigating African Maritime History

Edited by Carina E. Ray and Jeremy Rich

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ISBN: 9780986497315

Publication: January 1, 2009

Series: Research in Maritime History 41

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About the Editors / iii Contributors’ Notes / v Carina E. Ray and Jeremy Rich, “Introduction: Charted Routes and New Directions in the Study of Africa’s Maritime History” / 1 Gwyn Campbell, “Austronesian Mariners and Early Trans-Indian Ocean Crossings” / 19 Margaret Hanzimanolis, “Eight Hens per Man per Day: Shipwreck Survivors and Pastoral Abundance in Southern Africa” / 33 Ousmane Traor�, “State Control and Regulation of Commerce on the Waterways and Coast of Senegambia, ca. 1500-1800” / 57 Kevin Dawson, “Swimming, Surfing and Underwater Diving in Early Modern Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora” / 81 Jeremy Rich, “Rough Sailing: Risks and Opportunities for Immigrant African Maritime Workers in Gabon, ca. 1860-1914” / 117 Ayodeji Olukoju, “Desertion, Dereliction and Destitution: The Travails of Stranded West African Seamen in the United Kingdom, ca. 1921-1934” / 139 Carina E. Ray, “‘The White Wife Problem:’ Sex, Race and the Contested Politics of Repatriation to Interwar British West Africa” / 163 Henry Trotter, “Sailing Beyond Apartheid: The Social and Political Impact of Seafaring on Coloured South African Sailors” / 189

Format: Paperback

Size: 230 x 150 mm

213 Pages

ISBN: 9780986497315

Publication: January 1, 2009

Series: Research in Maritime History 41

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