4 edition of Dhows found in the catalog.
|Statement||[by] David Howarth ; photographs by Robin Constable.|
|LC Classifications||VM371 .H68|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||159 p. :|
|Number of Pages||159|
|LC Control Number||78305646|
Dhows Colonial Economy In Zanzibar book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The dhow and the steamship symbolised the struggle for /5(9). The rich history of Zanzibar’s dhows. Posted on May 9, by Guest Blogger. The existence of this little book suggests a trade route that has continued for thousands of years, as empires rose and fell around it. A hint to its sustained importance over centuries lies in the function of the seasonal monsoon.
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The book is one of the very few but growing number of academic books yet written on the dhow, the Indian Ocean sailing vessel with its characteristic lateen sail (Martin, , Agius ). The vessel was the premier vehicle for economic and socio-cultural exchange in the western Indian Ocean before the entry of the Europeans in the sixteenth. Find recipes and watch episodes of your favorite PBS cooking shows and food programs with our complete directory of national and local shows at PBS Food.
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Amid the plethora of books discussing the history of shipping in the Indian Ocean it's hard to find one that goes into the detail this book offers on the ships author compares and contrasts the various kinds of dhows and their history in a way most anthropological studies of the area gloss over.5/5(1).
Dhow (Arabic داو dāw) is the generic name of a number of traditional sailing vessels with one or more masts with lateen sails used in the Red Sea and Indian Ocean region. Historians are divided as to whether the dhow was invented by Arabs or Indians.   Typically sporting long thin hulls, dhows are trading vessels primarily used to carry heavy items, like fruit, fresh water or.
We Came in Dhows (3 volumes) Paperback – January 1, by Cynthia Salvadori (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Cynthia Salvadori. Our 8 dhows are between 10 to 13 metres in length and accommodate about 16 guests. All Safari Blue dhows are well-maintained, comfortable and equipped with outboard engines, communication equipment, sunshades, boarding ladders, life jackets, waterproof bags and drinks coolers.
This book has 95 pages. The author was born in Seychelles, qualified in Medicine, and later lived and worked in Mombasa. These wooden ships fascinated him. the book has 1 map on p 20 beautiful Dhow colour photos and B/W pictures, of people, Dhows and ports.4/5(1).
Dhows at Mombasa Paperback – January 1, by John H. A Jewell (Author)4/5(1). Dhows to Deltas, written by one of the most stimulating personalities in high speed boat design, this book is part autobiography, partly an intriguing account of the author’s design experience, and finally a section dealing with the theoretical and practical considerations underlying the design of fast craft, leading to imaginative thinking about speed and the by: 3.
The masts and rigging of the dhow was similar in all types of dhows, with added rigging in larger vessels. Masts were secured at the base by being slotted into a mast step, which fit over the floor timbers. The rigging of a typical dhow can be seen in the diagram below.
Cables were often made of coir. Sails. London ; New York: Quartet Books, Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.
Subjects: Dhows. Navigation -- Middle East -- History. Indian Ocean -- Navigation -- History. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. This book describes in detail how Kuwaiti shipwrights built their vessels, in particular the with dhows everywhere, this was done entirely by hand and eye, without drawings of any kind.
There are chapters on celebrated master builders and famous dhows, on Cited by: 5. dhow definition: 1.
a sailing boat with a long, thin hull (= body) and one or two masts (= posts for sails), used. Learn more. The next book due for release, is the Dhow book. This coffee table book features the Dhows of the East African coast. It is a detailed look at the history and construction of these ancient vessels.
This is a vintage book from It is an outstanding visual memoir, showing dhows at Mombasa, Kenya's harbor. These were age-old sailing vessels in the Indian Ocean.
It is a close observation of the Arab dhows and their crews and merchandise in Kenya. John H. Jewell ( -- ) was a General Surgeon, who spent much of his life in Rating: % positive. Dhow, one- or two-masted Arab sailing vessel, usually with lateen rigging (slanting, triangular sails), common in the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean.
On the larger types, called baggalas and booms, the mainsail is considerably bigger than the mizzensail. Bows are sharp, with a forward and upward.
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Sambuk (ultimately from Middle Persian sambūk), known in New Persian as Sunbūk (سنبوک ) and in Arabic as Sambūk (سنبوك ), Sambūq (سنبوق ) and Ṣumbūq (صنبوق ), is a type of dhow, a traditional wooden sailing has a characteristic keel design, with a sharp curve right below the top of the prow.
Formerly sambuks had ornate carvings. OCLC Number: Notes: Limited edition of copies. Description: xv, pages: illustrations, maps, portraits ; 21 x 30 cm: Responsibility. Dhows: But I have good news. You will get to see the Dracopyres rise right by my side.
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