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The Maldive Islands

Jasleen Dhamija

Jasleen Dhamija is an independent scholar and author of Indian Folk Arts and Crafts and Asian Embroidery. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Located in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives have from the earliest times been in the path of ships from nations pursuing trade with South Asia, Southeast Asia, and beyond, including Arabs, Persians, Greeks, Romans, and Sassanians. They were...