By Sean Mcgrail,Lucy Blue,Eric Kentley,Colin Palmer

This publication units new criteria for the documentation of water delivery, and introduces types of boat-building that are not going to be discovered open air the sub-Continent. a desirable and available learn for an individual attracted to boats or the South Asian lifestyle, in addition to ethnographers, maritime archaeologists and historians, Boats of South Asia covers fresh, exhaustive fieldwork in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka; and covers an unlimited array of conventional boats utilized in the sub-Continent at the present time for fishing and different coastal, riverine tasks.

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