5 edition of Life in the Sea - Indian Ocean (Life in the Sea) found in the catalog.
July 31, 1998
by Blackbirch Press
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||48|
22 Fun and Informative Books About Oceans and Sea Life Plunge your classroom deep into the blue with these fiction and nonfiction books about the ocean. This includes shrimps, lobsters, crabs, bivalves, gastropods, cephalopods, sea cucumbers, sharks, batoid fishes, bony fishes, and sea turtles. Each resource group is introduced by a general section on technical terms and measurements pertinent to that group and an illustrated guide to orders and families of the group.
In this innovative legal history of economic life in the Western Indian Ocean, Bishara examines the transformations of Islamic law and Islamicate commercial practices during the emergence of modern capitalism in the : A-Z animal listings of animals found in Indian Ocean, in Oceans & Seas. A-Z animal listings organised by location (continent/country/ocean). A-Z Animals, an online animal encyclopedia where you can learn about all your favourite animals, .
Made up of the coastal waters of three continents, and encircling many exotic islands, the Indian Ocean has an incredible variety of marine wildlife. The east coast of Africa boasts some of the planet’s most stunning coral reefs, and many marine parks and reserves protect these waters that teem with life. Book Description. First published in , this book focuses on the security of sea lanes of communication. It was a joint publication between the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA) and the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG) and is an important book for three particular reasons.
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Series: Life in the Sea; Hardcover: 48 pages; Publisher: Blackbirch Press; 1 edition (J ) Language: English; ISBN ; ISBN ; Product Dimensions: 8 x x inches Shipping Weight: ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: Be the first to write a reviewAuthor: Leighton Taylor.
The book starts with the deep geophysical features: origin, winds, currents, climates, geography. This overview is the theater for his description of the history that follows, which is quite good. Pearson covers the traditional trade routes, fishing and the impact on and activity by littoral by: A Sea of Debt: Law And Economic Life In The Western Indian Ocean, – (Asian Connections) Paperback – Ma by Fahad Ahmad Bishara (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 3 formats and editions5/5(1).
This book argues for the existence of a distinctive Indian Ocean world constituted by trade links and commercial networks established over several. This book masterfully unpacks contractual culture in the western Indian Ocean in the late 18th to early 20th centuries through attention to actors and changing contexts/5.
Pioneered by Fernand Braudel's work on the Mediterranean, the genre has produced works on other seas including the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean has seen a particularly steady stream of work beginning notably with KN Chaudhuri's "Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean".
Pearson's book represents an important contribution to the s: 2. The latest edition of this superb waterproof guide to the marine life in the Red Sea/Indian Ocean. A marine species identification guide superb for diving, snorkeling, boating and beach.
This is the first scholarly series devoted to the study of the Indian Ocean world from early times to the present day. Encouraging interdisciplinarity, it incorporates and contributes to key debates in a number of areas including history, environmental studies, anthropology, sociology, political science, geography, economics, law, and labor and gender studies.
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Terry Jo Duperrault was 11 when her family was murdered at sea aboard a chartered sailboat off the coast of Florida. She jumped overboard just in time to escape. Surviving four days on a cork float in the middle of the ocean, Terry Jo's rescue pictures graced LIFE Magazine soon after she was s: Paddle-to-the-Sea is a children's book, written and illustrated by American author/artist Holling C.
Holling and published by Houghton was recognized as a Caldecott Honor Book in The film Paddle to the Sea, based on this book but omitting many details, was produced by the National Film Board of Canada indirected by Bill Mason. The Indian Ocean was the first venue of global trade, connecting the Mediterranean and South China Sea.
Inspired by the insights of Fernand Braudel, and by Michael Mollat, who saw it as 'a zone of encounters and contacts a privileged crossroads of culture, ' this volume explores two inter-related themes.3/5(1). In this classic work George Hourani deals with the history of the sea trade of the Arabs in the Indian Ocean from its obscure origins many centuries before Christ to the time of its full extension to China and East Africa in the ninth and tenth centuries.
The book comprises a brief but masterly historical account that has never been superseded/5(3). Caribbean, Indian Ocean, and Pacific Ocean: Including the Red Sea. Author: Ewald Lieske,Robert F. Myers; Publisher: N.A ISBN: Category: Nature Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Here coral reef is used broadly to include areas adjacent to reefs where corals may occur, such as harbors, bays, and rocky tidepools as well as reef-associated.
Metrics. Book description. In this innovative legal history of economic life in the Western Indian Ocean, Bishara examines the transformations of Islamic law and Islamicate commercial practices during the emergence of modern capitalism in the region. Seahorse (also written sea-horse and sea horse) is the name given to 54 species of small marine fishes in the genus Hippocampus.
The Aquatic Life in the Indian Ocean - Duration: Florian. The Indian Ocean world is a case in point: it reveals many fascinating life stories of Islamic books. Manuscripts were an important commodity sought after across the oceanic highway from Southeast Africa to Southeast Asia.
Not only were they objects of learning, but also of diplomacy, rituals, treatment, plunder, gifts, and social status. Books shelved as indian-ocean: Empires of the Monsoon: A History of the Indian Ocean and Its Invaders by Richard Seymour Hall, The Indian Ocean in World.
The Indian Ocean is artificially connected to the Mediterranean Sea via the Suez Canal, which is accessible by the Red Sea. The continental shelves of the ocean are narrow, averaging kilometres in width, with the exception of Australia's western coast, where the shelf width exceeds 1, kilometres.
But these are questions beyond the scope of this important contribution to the subaltern history of the Indian Ocean. Well written, historiographically astute, empirically thorough and showing a real eye for detail, this study should remain a leading work on lascar life and mutiny for a long time.
I learned a great deal from it. This vast ocean, both connecting and separating nations, has shaped many countries' cultures and ideologies through the movement of goods, people, ideas and religions across the sea.
The Indian Ocean moves from a discussion of physical elements, its shape, winds, currents and boundaries, to a history from pre-Islamic times to the modern period.In Sea Log, the Bosphorus, the Tagus and the Amstel find coherence alongside the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean.
Written in a clear and direct style, this volume will appeal to historians of transnational communities, as well as students and scholars of cultural studies, anthropology of space, area studies, maritime history and postcolonial.Piracy in the Indian Ocean, day-to-day life at sea, the establishment of ancient lighthouses and the production of early maritime guides, handbooks, and port directories are all described in fascinating detail.
Arab Seafaring will appeal to anyone interested in Arab life or the history of navigation. For this expanded edition, John Carswell has.