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Ecumenical Islam in an Oceanic World

Engseng Ho

in The Graves of Tarim: Genealogy and Mobility across the Indian Ocean

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520244535
eISBN:
9780520938694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244535.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the travel experiences of the people of Tarim relevant to the Hadrami diaspora. It contends that the history of Hadrami migrations across the Indian Ocean is something of a ... More


The Infrastructure of Travel: Water Routes and Official Highways

Cong Ellen Zhang

in Transformative Journeys: Travel and Culture in Song China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833992
eISBN:
9780824870522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833992.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter emphasizes the experiences of official travelers with the infrastructure that made their frequent, lengthy journeys feasible. Throughout China's imperial era, the central government ... More


Rituals of Departure: Farewell Parties

Cong Ellen Zhang

in Transformative Journeys: Travel and Culture in Song China

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833992
eISBN:
9780824870522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833992.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter looks at farewell rituals in order to illustrate the centrality of homosocial friendship in the lives of Song men. Recent scholarship has in fact pointed to an affinity between travel ... More


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