Ethnicity and aquatic lifestyles: exploring Southeast Asia’s past and present seascapes

@article{Hoogervorst2012EthnicityAA,
  title={Ethnicity and aquatic lifestyles: exploring Southeast Asia’s past and present seascapes},
  author={T. Hoogervorst},
  journal={Water History},
  year={2012},
  volume={4},
  pages={245-265}
}
This study explores the profound maritime dimension in Southeast Asia’s past and present. It highlights the region’s “sea people”, giving special attention to their complex and dynamic interactions with terrestrial communities. Their cultures and aquatic lifestyles, it is argued, are relevant to understanding the wider context of various historical and contemporary issues in this region. Since the emergence of large-scale harbour polities in Sumatra, Borneo and other parts of insular Southeast… Expand
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