Arming the Periphery

The Arms Trade in the Indian Ocean during the Age of Global Empire

  • Authors
  • Emrys¬†Chew

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Emrys Chew
    Pages 1-8
  3. Emrys Chew
    Pages 47-97
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 224-309

About this book


A major historical study of the global arms trade, revolving around the transfer of small arms from metropolitan Europe to the turbulent frontiers of Indian Ocean societies during the 'long' nineteenth century (c.1780-1914).


bibliography Europe Front India

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34663-9
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-00660-8
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