Indian Ocean
by Villiers, Alan J. 1903-1982
pub by Museum Press, London, UK, 1952 -       - - (later edition isbn 1258173050 ) - - 255 p. -- illus.
Villiers, a seaman from the age of sail, described the Indian Ocean and its history, some dating back tothe Sumerian times 4000 to 5000 years ago, on through western contact by the Portugese and others. He also had personal experience sailing on an Arab Dhow before WWII.
An interesting read.
There is a more modern - possible reprint - titled Monsoon Seas: The Story of the Indian Ocean the Story of the Indian Ocean which was released in 2010.
~ 1974 ~

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