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Cowry Shell Money and Monsoon Trade: The Maldives in Past Globalizations

Litster, Mirani


This thesis addresses remote island occupation during past globalizations, through an examination of the Maldivian archaeological record. The research is underpinned by three connected research objectives: (1) establishing from where and when Maldivian colonization occurred; (2) examining how globalization is reflected in remote island use; and, (3) exploring the impacts of globalization on ethnogenesis in remote island communities. The Maldives are situated...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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