The Country Boats of Bangladesh: Development Assistance to an Indigenous Transport Sector :: Eirik G. Jansen, Antony J. Dolman, Alf Morten Jerve & Nazibor Rahman soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!
Dhaka: The University Press, 1989, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Tables; Fold-out maps; List of abbreviations; Glossary; Folding Tables;
From the cover: This book deals with the country boats of Bangladesh; the traditional non-mechanized vessels that have plied inland and coastal waters for hundreds of years. Country boats, of which there are several hundred thousands in a great variety of shapes and sizes, are known to play a vital role in the transport of goods and people in a country shaped by some of the worlds greatest rivers. Perhaps surprisingly, therefore, few attempts have been made so far to examine the role they play in a d…
Very Good in Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is sunned at the spine. A little age-toning to the edges of the text block.
Black boards with Silver titling to the Spine. [XX] 279 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5¾”.
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