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India and the Indian Ocean world

Ashin Das Gupta

India and the Indian Ocean world

trade and politics

by Ashin Das Gupta

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business -- History,
  • Commerce -- History,
  • Asia -- Commerce -- India -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAshin Das Gupta.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxx, 348 p. :
    Number of Pages348
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21112010M
    ISBN 100195666704
    OCLC/WorldCa56119350

      The Indian Ocean holds a great geographical location. Here’s why; 1. Trade Volume: Indian Ocean is one of the world’s busiest oceans. Today, alm vessels in the world’s commercial fleet transport billion tonnes per year though Indian. Indian Ocean, body of salt water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the world. It is the smallest, geologically youngest, and physically most complex of the world’s three major oceans. It stretches for more than 6, miles (10, km) between the southern tips of Africa and Australia and, without its marginal seas, has an area of ab, square miles.

      By turns exotic, valuable and of cardinal importance in the development of world trade, spices, as the editor reminds us, are today a mundane accessory in any well-equiped kitchen; in the 15thth centuries, the spice trade from the Indian Ocean to Cited by: 4. This volume examines Western India’s contributions to the spread of ideas, beliefs and other intangible ties across the Indian Ocean world. Essays consider the region as a dynamic place of learning, offering perspectives on Western India’s socio-cultural impact across the centuries.

    ~ By Sanjaya Baru. In his rare classic India and the Indian Ocean: An Essay on the Influence of Sea Power on Indian History, historian K.M. Pannikar reminded us, “Milleniums before Columbus sailed the Atlantic and Magellan crossed the Pacific, the Indian Ocean had become an active thoroughfare of commercial and cultural traffic.” [1] Thanks in part to its geography, given the annual and.   ‘Dhow Cultures of the Indian Ocean is the best history to date of the Western Indian Ocean and its network of international relations, and exchange of commodities, ideas, technology and people. A consummate historian and writer, Sheriff succeeds wonderfully in .


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Omar H. Ali (Ph.D., Columbia University) is associate professor of comparative African diaspora history and interim dean of the Lloyd International Honors College at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

He is the author of Malik Ambar: Power and Slavery across the Indian Ocean and wrote the essays for the exhibit "The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World" for the Schomburg 5/5(1). NOTE: 1) The information regarding Indian Ocean on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources.

No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Indian Ocean Economy information contained here. 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 Indian Ocean in World History also discusses issues of trade and production that show the long history of exchange throughout the Indian Ocean world; politics and empire-building by both regional and European powers; and the role of religion and religious conversion, focusing mainly on Islam, but also mentioning Hinduism, Buddhism and Cited by: Monsoon is a book about the geography and geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region.

It could be described as a travelogue, but Kaplan is deeply interested in the politics of South Asia as well.

He travels from west to east, from Yemen to Indonesia, describing the histories, current political climates, and ambitions of the countries ringing this 4/5.

Western Indian Ocean region (Region 51) is the world’s sixth largest producing region with 6% or 4, mt of the global catch; this region encompasses the waters north of 40º South latitude and west of 80º East longitude including the western Indian Ocean, Arabian Sea, Persian Gulf, and Red Sea as well as the waters along the east coast.

Independent India was a typical continental power, mostly due to its difficult land border disputes with China and Pakistan. During the Cold War days, India wanted that the major world powers should withdraw themselves from the Indian Ocean, presence of whom was actually a threat to India’s ideological inclination to the non-aligned movement.

Welcome to the website for Indian Ocean Books, Maps, and Prints. Larry W. Bowman, Ph.D., PO BoxStores, CT,USA. The Indian Ocean is the third-largest of the world's oceanic divisions, cover, km 2 (27, sq mi) or % of the water on the Earth's surface. It is bounded by Asia to the north, Africa to the west, and Australia to the east.

To the south it is bounded by the Southern Ocean or Antarctica, depending on the definition in use. Along its core, the Indian Ocean has some large Average depth: 3, m (12, ft). The British Indian Army played a vital role in both World Wars.

Years of nonviolent resistance to British rule, led by Mohandas GANDHI and Jawaharlal NEHRU, eventually resulted in Indian independence in Large-scale communal violence took place before and after the subcontinent partition into two separate states - India and Pakistan.

Indian Ocean, third largest ocean, c, sq mi (73, sq km), extending from S Asia to Antarctica and from E Africa to SE Australia; it is c.4, mi (6, km) wide at the equator. It constitutes about 20% of the world's total ocean area.

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Omar H. Ali, “The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World,” Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library, Omar H. Ali, “Islam, Trade, and Empire,” Africa and the Wider World, Hakeem I. Tijani, et al., eds. (Boston, MA: Pearson, ) INTRODUCTION, “The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World” link.

This volume examines Western India’s contributions to the spread of ideas, beliefs and other intangible ties across the Indian Ocean world. The region, particularly Gujarat and Bombay, is well-established in the Indian imaginary and in scholarship as a mercantile hub. The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean in the world, extending from South East Asia to Australia and the Red Sea.

For the last six decades the Indian Ocean and the IOR have gained greater. The Indian Ocean is the ocean surrounded by Asia to the north, Australia and the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Southern Ocean to the south, and Africa and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It is named for the river Indus and Ancient India on its north shore.

The Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea are all parts of this ocean. The deepest point in the Indian Ocean. wrote the Book of the Wonders of India. In regard to political structure, postclassical India Chapter 15_India and the Indian Ocean Basin 34 Terms.

dakota_butzler Ap world Chapter India and the Indian Ocean Basin 34 Terms. Adriannesun. Chapter 15 43 Terms. selena_huynh. Traditions and Encounters: Chapter 16 30 Terms. The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's five oceans (after the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean, but larger than the Southern Ocean and Arctic Ocean).

Four critically important access waterways are the Suez Canal (Egypt), Bab el Mandeb (Djibouti-Yemen), Strait of Hormuz (Iran-Oman), and Strait of Malacca (Indonesia-Malaysia). A Chinese Yuan class submarine surfaces in the Indian Ocean.

Photo: Facebook. The Observer Research Foundation (ORF), a respected New Delhi-based independent think tank, pointed out in a recent report that China’s “deployment of research vessels, UUVs and submarines in the Indian Ocean Region, even when the Covid virus was ravaging the country, has not shown any decline.”.

The Indian Ocean receives 6, kilometers of river runoff from large rivers like the Ganges and the Brahmaputra. Due to its depth, the highest point in the Indian Ocean is the sea level itself. The Indian Ocean is known as the warmest ocean in the world.

Review: Edward A. Alpers' "The Indian Ocean in World History".The Indian Ocean remains the least studied of the world's geographic regions. Yet there have been major cultural exchanges across its waters and around its shores from the third millennium B.C.E.

to the present day. Historian Edward A. Alpers explores the complex issues involved in cultural exchange in the Indian Ocean Rim region over the course of this long period of time by combining a.

World Sino-India Rivalry In The Indian Ocean. by Yusuf Unjhawala -pm. Indian Ocean is India’s backyard and the security of .