Arming the Periphery: The Arms Trade in the Indian Ocean during the Age of Global Empire

Hardcover | June 12, 2012

byE. Chew

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A major historical study of the global arms trade, revolving around the transfer of small arms from metropolitan Europe to the turbulent frontiers of Indian Ocean societies during the 'long' nineteenth century (c.1780-1914).

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A major historical study of the global arms trade, revolving around the transfer of small arms from metropolitan Europe to the turbulent frontiers of Indian Ocean societies during the 'long' nineteenth century (c.1780-1914).

EMRYS CHEW Assistant Professor of History at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His research focuses on the interconnections between Asian and global history, with particular emphasis on the cross-cultural networks and exchanges that transformed warfare and strategy.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:328 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:June 12, 2012Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230354858

ISBN - 13:9780230354852

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List of MapsPrefaceIntroductionThe Arms Trade and Global Empire in the Indian OceanThe Arms Trade in the MetropolisThe Arms Trade in the Western Indian OceanThe Arms Trade in the Eastern Indian Ocean The Arms Trade and War in the Indian OceanAppendicesBibliographyIndex