Following a list of literature I used for this blog and general reading recommendations.

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Almagor, Eran and Joseph Skinner (Eds.) (2013): Ancient ethnography. New Approaches. London: Bloomsbury.

Antony, Robert J. (2010): Piracy and the shadow economy in the South China Sea, 1780-1810″. In: Antony, Robert J. (ed.): Elusive pirates, pervasive smugglers. Violence and clandestine trade in the greater China seas, pp. 99-114.

Chiriyankandath, James (2015): “Malabar”. In: Dharampal-Frick, Gita et al (eds.): Key concepcts in modern Indian studies, p. 163.

Eriksen, Thomas Hylland (2016): Overheating. An anthropology of accelerated change. London: Pluto Press

Greenberg, Robert D. (2004): Language and identity in the Balkans.  Serbo-Croatian and its disintegration. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hooper, Jane (2011): “Pirates and kings. Power on the shores of early modern Madagascar and the Indian Ocean”. Journal of world history 22(2), pp. 215-242.

Jackson, Michael (2019):  Critique of identity thinking. New York: Berghahn.

Jones, Siân (1997): The archaeology of ethnicity. Constructing identities in the past and present. London, New York: Routledge.

Joseph, Sebastian (1991): State, trade and the pre-colonial economic structure of Malabar. Proceedings of the Indian History Congress 52, pp. 717-724.

Khan, Iqtidar Alam (1991): “The nature of handguns in Mughal India. 16th to 17th Centuries. Proceedings of the Indian History Congress 52, pp. 3378-380.

Kunkali, V. (2001): Construction of Indian vessels in 16th Century in Malabar. Proceedings of the Indian History Congress 61, pp. 380-384.

Malony, Ruby (1991): Piracy in the Indian waters in the Seventeenth Century. Proceedings of the Indian History Congress 52, pp. 410-415.

Prange, Sebastian R. (2011): A trade of no dishonor. Piracy, commerce, and community in the western Indian Ocean. Twelth to Sixteenth Century. The American Historical Review 116(5), pp. 1269-1293. 

Sebastian, Aleena (2016): Matrilineal practices along the coast of Malabar. Sociological Bulletin 65(1), pp. 81-106.

Subramanian, Lakshmi (2016): The forgotten history of piracy in the Indian Ocean.  UOP blog (Link).

Wernhart, Karl R. and Werner Zips (Eds.) (1998): Ethnohistorie. Rekonstruktion und Kulturkritik. Vienna: Promedia.