Aaron Jaffer. Lascars and Indian Ocean Seafaring, 1780-1860: Shipboard Life, Unrest and Mutiny. Rochester: Boydell Press, 2015. 288 pp. $115.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-038-5.
Reviewed by Lakshmi Subramaniam (Centre for Studies in Social Sciences)
Published on H-Asia (May, 2016)
Commissioned by Sumit Guha
Action at Sea: Recovering Lascar Mutinies in an Age of Sail in the Indian Ocean