A hundred horizons takes us to these shores in a brilliant reinterpretation of how culture developed and history was made at the height of the british raj between 1850 and 1950 the indian ocean teemed with people commodities and ideas pilgrims and armies commerce and labor the politics of mahatma gandhi and the poetry of rabindranath . A hundred horizons merges statistics and myth history and poetry in a remarkable reconstruction of how a regions culture economy politics and imagination are woven together in time and place search a hundred horizons the indian ocean in the age of global empire. A hundred horizons is an excellent and very readable history of the indian ocean rim during the period of high imperialism bose takes india as a centre of human mobility and explores patterns of pilgrimage trade colonialism and sovereignty throughout the arabian sea and the bay of bengal particularly in the first half of the twentieth century. A hundred horizons the indian ocean in the age of global empire ned bertz a hundred horizons the indian ocean in the age of global empire by sugata bose cambridge mass harvard university press 2006 333 pp 2795 cloth
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