ISBN 9788188934997,Maritime Hertiage of Indian Ocean

Maritime Hertiage of Indian Ocean



Neha Publishers & Distributors

Publication Year 2013

ISBN 9788188934997

ISBN-10 8188934992

Hard Back

Number of Pages 370 Pages
Language (English)


About the Book: Maritime Heritage of Indian Ocean Maritime Heritage of Indian Ocean contains selected researches related to marine archaeology in general and maritime heritage of Indian Ocean in particular. Papers contributed by renowned archaeologists and maritime historians provide valuable information about a variety of topics such as maritime trade, underwater excavations, shipwrecks, traditional shipbuilding and navigation technology, ancient ceramics, conservation of underwater finds, historic harbours, scientific advances in the field of underwater archaeology, and protection of underwater cultural heritage. Recent finds and use of modern technology for excavation, study and preservation of cultural heritage in Indian Ocean region have brought many unknown facts to light. Information generated through underwater archaeological researches have filled several gaps in long maritime history. These researches also cover a long period, from Harappan to modern, making the volume useful for all. Profusely illustrated with photographs, maps and line drawings this book will fascinate not only the scholars and serious students but also to all those interested in heritage and oceans. About the Author: Alok Tripathi Professor Alok Tripathi (b. 1965) is a young leading archaeologist in the country. He was founder head of the Underwater Archaeology Wing in the Archaeological Survey of India and conducted underwater archaeological excavations off Bangaram Island (Lakshadweep), Mahabalipuram, Dwarka, Elephanta, etc. As a deep sea diver he is a renowned authority in Asia-pacific region on underwater archaeology. Presently Director, Centre for Archaeology and Museology, and Head, Department of History in the Assam University, Silchar he holds equal authority in field archaeology, museology, heritage management, art and architecture, laws, remote sensing, and art-history. Widely travelled in several countries in Europe, Africa and Asia, he has successfully executed many prest