Author:Clarence Maloney


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People of the Maldive Islands (Second Edition)

By: Clarence Maloney

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2013

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 101767

ISBN: 8125050191

Condition: New

This book is an engagingly told cultural historical narrative of the island nation of the Maldive Islands from the earliest references in Indian and European classics. It also narrates the story of the settlement by people from South India and Sri Lanka, and their later conversion to Islam. The second half of the book is an anthropological perspective of life as it was in the mid-1970s, with chapters on society, politics, religion and the economy.The change due to international influence in recent decades, especially in the capital Male, has been so vertiginous that many Maldivians are keen to... View more info

Contributions to Asian Studies: Volume 11: Language and Civilization Change in South Asia

By: Clarence Maloney (ed.); K. Ishwaran (Gen. Ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Leiden, The Netherlands, E.J. Brill: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005099

ISBN: 9004057412

Condition: Very Good

Printed Pages: 188. View more info