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The Boats of the Tawi-Tawi Bajau, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines

@inproceedings{Nimmo1990TheBO,
  title={The Boats of the Tawi-Tawi Bajau, Sulu Archipelago, Philippines},
  author={H. Arlo Nimmo},
  year={1990}
}
ISLAND SOUTHEAST ASIA has perhaps the greatest variety of watercraft of any culture area in the world. Through centuries of adaptation to tropical riverine and maritime environments, the people of this island world have created hundreds-indeed, probably thousands-of different kinds of boats. The primitive rafts that first transported the early inhabitants to offshore islands evolved into the sophisticated sailing vessels that allowed this population to become the most far-flung on earth before… 

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