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Pre-release announcement for an upcoming book - The Asianization of Christianity: New Models for Mission

Edited by Jonathan D James

Further details available soon.

Estimated date of release:
September 2024

Planned book launches:
- Perth, Western Australia, Australia
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Malaysia
- Singapore


Indian Ocean Imaginings: People, Time and Space
edited by Joshua Esler and Mark Fielding (Lexington)

Based on the proceedings and papers of the 2021 Indian Ocean Studies Conference held in Fremantle and Perth, this collection brings together leading researchers and academics in the Indian Ocean region. Edited by IORC Directors, Joshua Esler and Mark Fielding, this book is divided into four themes:

  • Region, Space and Place: Social Imaginaries in the Indian Ocean World
  • Diverse Identities, Communities and Histories
  • Island-Nations and Networks
  • Environment, Culture and Faith: Case Studies and Cultural Intersections
A wide range of topics and issues are presented in this multidisciplinary book with a focus on history, strategic studies, colonial empires, the environment, commerce and religion.  Chapters on Indian Ocean regionalism and people, time, space and the social imaginary in the Indian Ocean world are also included to provide a broader conceptual framework for the more specific case studies that follow in the book. Contributors include leading scholars in their fields and range from Europe, India, North America and Australia.  


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