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Trans-locality and Mobility across the Bay of Bengal: Nagapattinam in Context

  • Himanshu Prabha Ray
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Abstract

Writing at the beginning of the last century, historians have viewed India’s cultural contacts in the eleventh to twelfth centuries through the prism of the political power of the Cholas and the naval raids on Sri Lanka and Southeast Asia. This chapter revisits the debates in more recent works and focuses on the monuments, shrines and cultural artefacts that survive from that period.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Himanshu Prabha Ray
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  1. 1.Distant Worlds Programme, Ludwig Maximilian UniversityMunichGermany

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