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The Indian Ocean: Historians Writing History

The Indian Ocean: Historians Writing History Asian Review of World Histories 1:2 (July 2013), 295-307 © 2013 The Asian Association of World Historians doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12773/arwh.2013.1.2.295 Review Article The Indian Ocean: Historians Writing History Rila MUKHERJEE Institut de Chandernagor, West Bengal and University of Hyderabad Hyderabad, India rila.mukherjee@gmail.com Between the 1960s and 1990s maritime histories, that is, histories of political activities on the sea, centering on European sea borne empires in Asia, dominated academic studies on the Indian Ocean. Politics, monarchs and maps, admirals and their hydrographic charts and navigational instruments were the focus. Trade and bul- lion flows occupied centre stage. See C.R. Boxer, The Dutch Seaborne Empire 1600-1800 (New York: Knopf, 1965); C. R. Boxer, The Portuguese Seaborne Empire 1415-1825 (New York: Knopf, 1969); Geoffrey Vaughn Scammell, The World Encompassed: The First European Maritime Empires, c. 800- 1650 (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1981); J. H. Parry, The Estab- lishment of the European Hegemony, 1415-1715: Trade and Exploration in the Age of the Re- naissance (New York: Harper & Row, 1961), J. H. Parry, The Spanish Seaborne Empire (1966; repr., Berkeley-Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1990), J. H. Parry, Trade and Do- minion: the European Oversea Empires in the Eighteenth http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Review of World Histories Brill

The Indian Ocean: Historians Writing History

Asian Review of World Histories , Volume 1 (2): 13 – Jun 29, 2013

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Asian Review of World Histories 1:2 (July 2013), 295-307 © 2013 The Asian Association of World Historians doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.12773/arwh.2013.1.2.295 Review Article The Indian Ocean: Historians Writing History Rila MUKHERJEE Institut de Chandernagor, West Bengal and University of Hyderabad Hyderabad, India rila.mukherjee@gmail.com Between the 1960s and 1990s maritime histories, that is, histories of political activities on the sea, centering on European sea borne empires in Asia, dominated academic studies on the Indian Ocean. Politics, monarchs and maps, admirals and their hydrographic charts and navigational instruments were the focus. Trade and bul- lion flows occupied centre stage. See C.R. Boxer, The Dutch Seaborne Empire 1600-1800 (New York: Knopf, 1965); C. R. Boxer, The Portuguese Seaborne Empire 1415-1825 (New York: Knopf, 1969); Geoffrey Vaughn Scammell, The World Encompassed: The First European Maritime Empires, c. 800- 1650 (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1981); J. H. Parry, The Estab- lishment of the European Hegemony, 1415-1715: Trade and Exploration in the Age of the Re- naissance (New York: Harper & Row, 1961), J. H. Parry, The Spanish Seaborne Empire (1966; repr., Berkeley-Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1990), J. H. Parry, Trade and Do- minion: the European Oversea Empires in the Eighteenth

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Published: Jun 29, 2013

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