Maiden Voyages: Eastern Indonesian Women on the Move

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Maiden Voyages is a fascinating, unusual study of the centrality, impact and place of sea travel on the lives of women in Eastern Indonesia. It shows how women there travel constantly by sea, to move between islands, to urban centres and even overseas. In doing so, they negotiate and cross and re-make their social boundaries. In contrast to the dominant economic approach to migration, this book uses Eastern Indonesian women's own travel accounts to show how sea voyages recreate their identities. The book is based on ...

Maiden Voyages: Eastern Indonesian Women on the Move 2007, Iseas-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore

ISBN-13: 9789812303943

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