Published April 1981
by United Nations Educational .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||202|
In ancient times, large fleets of Roman merchant ships set sail from Egypt on voyages across the Indian Ocean. They sailed from Roman ports on the Red Sea to distant kingdoms on the east coast of Africa and southern Arabia. Many continued their voyages across the ocean to trade with the rich kingdoms of ancient India/5(54). Historical relations across the Indian Ocean: report and papers of the meeting of experts organized by Unesco at Port Louis, Mauritius, from 15 to 19 July Author: Unesco. This vast ocean, both connecting and separating nations, has shaped many countries' cultures and ideologies through the movement of goods, people, ideas and religions across the sea. The Indian Ocean moves from a discussion of physical elements, its shape, winds, currents and boundaries, to a history from pre-Islamic times to the modern period. Historical, cultural and commercial contacts across the Indian Ocean. East Africa and the Orient: ports and trade before the arrival of the Portuguese (Neville Chittick). Historical relations between the Horn of Africa and the Persian Gulf and the Indian Ocean islands through Islam (Musa H. I. Galaal). Indian cultural and commercial influences in the Indian Ocean from Africa and Madagascar to.
I'm ashamed to admit that before I read this book I saw the world through a Pacific versus Atlantic lens. While that may be understandable given the history of the last century, for much of recorded history the Indian Ocean was arguably the most dynamic region in the world, bringing together not only different ethnicities and cultures but also different religions and bodies of knowledge/5. The diverse societies and cultures of the Indian Ocean World share a common historical experience of hazard and risk. This chapter examines the role of natural hazards as a unifying element in Indian Cited by: 1. This book is the inaugural volume of the Indian Ocean Research Group (IORG) and is based on a selection of papers presented at the IORG launch in Chandigarh in November The volume emphasizes the complexity and historical and contemporary geopolitical significance of the Indian Ocean Region (IOR). The Indian Ocean was the first venue of global trade, connecting the Mediterranean and South China Sea. Inspired by the insights of Fernand Braudel, and by Michael Mollat, who saw it as ‘a zone of encounters and contacts a privileged crossroads of .
Malik Ambar Power and Slavery across the Indian Ocean Omar H. Ali The World in a Life Series. Part of The World in aLife series, this brief, inexpensive text provides insight into the life of slave soldier Malik Ambar. Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery across the Indian Ocean offers a rare look at an individual who began in obscurity in eastern Africa and reached the highest levels of South Asian. - Buy The Indian Ocean (Seas in History) book online at best prices in India on Read The Indian Ocean (Seas in History) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.5/5(2). The tropical monsoon climate, combined with natural links across land and sea, made the Indian Ocean a place rich in plants and animals unique to this part of the world. Spices, tropical fruits, rare jungle animals, and sea creatures became rare and exotic products and natural resources that became valued items of trade, and material for real. Fuller, Dorian Q., et al. "Across the Indian Ocean: The Prehistoric Movement of Plants and Animals " Antiquity (): – Print. Margariti, Roxani Eleni. "Aden and the Indian Ocean Trade: Years in the Life of a Medieval Arabian Port." University of North Carolina Press, Author: Kallie Szczepanski.