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Bugis Navigation (review)

Bugis Navigation (review) book reviews 307 tant data are missing. For example, on page stance, he includes information on sites that 235 in ‘‘Other Caves,’’ information on the are curiosities of nature, such as Ko Tapu important features found in the caves and in Pangnga, southern Thailand, or famous, how to get there are omitted. I strongly feel such as the rock filmed in the James Bond that this part of the book is unnecessary. movie. Personally, I feel this tends to dis- Overall, there are several good sections count the value of the book. and it contains a wealth of information. Although the author intended to provide The photographs are well printed on good more information on the sites to meet the quality paper. It is a worthy addition to any needs of the tourist, some information seems collection about Thailand. to be quite irrelevant while more impor- Bugis Navigation.Gene Ammarell. Yale Southeast Asia Studies, Monograph 48. New Haven, Connecticut, 1999. Reviewed by Ben Finney, University of Hawai‘i, Ma¯noa Those of us who have worked on issues of ships, these traders range over the Flores indigenous sailing and navigation in the and Banda seas, calling on ports in South Pacific Islands http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Perspectives University of Hawai'I Press

Bugis Navigation (review)

Asian Perspectives , Volume 40 (2) – Nov 1, 2001

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2001 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1535-8283

Abstract

book reviews 307 tant data are missing. For example, on page stance, he includes information on sites that 235 in ‘‘Other Caves,’’ information on the are curiosities of nature, such as Ko Tapu important features found in the caves and in Pangnga, southern Thailand, or famous, how to get there are omitted. I strongly feel such as the rock filmed in the James Bond that this part of the book is unnecessary. movie. Personally, I feel this tends to dis- Overall, there are several good sections count the value of the book. and it contains a wealth of information. Although the author intended to provide The photographs are well printed on good more information on the sites to meet the quality paper. It is a worthy addition to any needs of the tourist, some information seems collection about Thailand. to be quite irrelevant while more impor- Bugis Navigation.Gene Ammarell. Yale Southeast Asia Studies, Monograph 48. New Haven, Connecticut, 1999. Reviewed by Ben Finney, University of Hawai‘i, Ma¯noa Those of us who have worked on issues of ships, these traders range over the Flores indigenous sailing and navigation in the and Banda seas, calling on ports in South Pacific Islands

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Asian PerspectivesUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Nov 1, 2001

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