Some Aspect of South Indian Shipping

By: Dr L.N. Swamy

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The path. 1. Knowledge of sailing crafts in Indian literature. 2. Knowledge of sailing crafts in Travelogues. 3. The catamarans. 4. The canoes. 5. The sewn plank built boats. 6. The nailed plank-built boats. 7. The outrigger canoues and boats. 8. Rampani: a vanished fishing system of South India. 9. The classification of the South Indian boats and ships. 10. The sailing and shipping activities of ancient South India. 11. Less-known boats and ships in Indian art. 12. Greco-Roman contacts of Karnataka. 13. Maritime trade of Karnataka in historical times. 14. The Arab presence in Karnataka Coast. Bibliography. Index.Some Aspects of South Indian Shipping is a monograph on South Indian boats and new interpretations of archaeological data on the maritime contacts of the subcontinent. This monograph presents several chapters written by Dr. La Na Swamy on different aspects of South Indian shipping. It contains chapters on activity in art. These chapters provide a fresh interpretation of the latest data on the subcontinents maritime archaeology.The documentation of South Indian boats is prepared by the author himself, who is engaged in this work since 1988. The boats are classified by their routes and building techniques and the routes include the Catamaran, the Canoes, the Sewn Boats, and Nailed Plank Built Boats. This monograph also contains a chapter on the Outrigger Boats of South India. With all this the present monograph provides a vast amount of data on vanishing maritime traditions of South India.This monograph will prove to be a valuable new addition to the current literature on South Indian Maritime Heritage and will lead to better understanding and deeper probes in this field. Printed Pages: 256 with 174 b/w photos.

Title: Some Aspect of South Indian Shipping

Author Name: Dr L.N. Swamy

Categories: India, Archaeology,

Publisher: Delhi, India, Bharatiya Kala Prakashan: 2012

ISBN: 818090282X

ISBN 13: 9788180902826

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 110659

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