Crossing the Bay of Bengal :

the furies of nature and the fortunes of migrants /

Sunil S. Amrith.

Main Author: Amrith, Sunil S., 1979-
Format: BOOKS
Language: English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013
Thesis Abstract: For centuries the Bay of Bengal served as a maritime highway between India and China, and as a battleground for European empires, while being shaped by monsoons and human migration. Integrating environmental history and mining a wealth of sources, Sunil S. Amrith offers insights to the many challenges facing Asia in the decades ahead.
Subjects: Asians -- Migrations -- Bengal, -- Bay -- of, -- Region -- History -- 19th -- century
Immigrants -- Bengal, -- Bay -- of, -- Region -- History -- 19th -- century
Bengal, -- Bay -- of, -- Region. -- Commerce -- History -- 19th -- century
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Call Number: JV8490 A728c 2013
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