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The Resource Buying time : debt and mobility in the western Indian Ocean, Thomas F. McDow

Buying time : debt and mobility in the western Indian Ocean, Thomas F. McDow

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Buying time : debt and mobility in the western Indian Ocean
Title
Buying time
Title remainder
debt and mobility in the western Indian Ocean
Statement of responsibility
Thomas F. McDow
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Buying Time, Thomas F. McDow synthesizes Indian Ocean, Middle Eastern, and East African studies as well as economic and social history to explain how, in the nineteenth century, credit, mobility, and kinship knit together a vast interconnected Indian Ocean region
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McDow, Thomas F.
Dewey number
967.601
Index
index present
LC call number
DT365.65
LC item number
.M33 2018eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
New African Histories
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indian Ocean Region
  • Africa, Eastern
  • Africa, Eastern
  • Credit
  • Credit
  • HISTORY
  • Civilization
  • Commerce
  • Credit
  • Eastern Africa
  • Indian Ocean Region
Label
Buying time : debt and mobility in the western Indian Ocean, Thomas F. McDow
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Buying time -- Drought and new mobilities in the Omani interior -- The customs masters and customs of credit in Zanzibar -- Sultans at sea : mobility and the Omani states -- Halwa and identity in the western Indian Ocean world -- Tippu Tip's kin, from Oman to the eastern Congo -- Freed slaves : manumission and mobility before 1873 -- Acts for consuls and consular acts : documents, manumission, and ocean travel after 1873 -- A dhow on Lake Victoria -- "Everything is pledged to its time" : Salih bin Ali, debt, and rebellion in the Omani interior -- Epilogue
Control code
1030304694
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821446096
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1030304694
Label
Buying time : debt and mobility in the western Indian Ocean, Thomas F. McDow
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Buying time -- Drought and new mobilities in the Omani interior -- The customs masters and customs of credit in Zanzibar -- Sultans at sea : mobility and the Omani states -- Halwa and identity in the western Indian Ocean world -- Tippu Tip's kin, from Oman to the eastern Congo -- Freed slaves : manumission and mobility before 1873 -- Acts for consuls and consular acts : documents, manumission, and ocean travel after 1873 -- A dhow on Lake Victoria -- "Everything is pledged to its time" : Salih bin Ali, debt, and rebellion in the Omani interior -- Epilogue
Control code
1030304694
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780821446096
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1030304694

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