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Merchants and faith : Muslim commerce and culture in the Indian Ocean

Author: Patricia Risso
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1995.
Series: New perspectives on Asian history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The vital intersection of Islamic history and Indian Ocean history has stimulated considerable scholarly debate. Merchants & Faith is a much-needed overview of the growing historical research in social and economic topics and makes this literature far more accessible to students and other interested readers.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Risso, Patricia.
Merchants and faith.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1995
(OCoLC)655561539
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Risso
ISBN: 0813316820 9780813316826 0813389119 9780813389110
OCLC Number: 31607676
Notes: Errata slip inserted.
Description: xi, 152 pages : maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Muslim expansion in Asia, Seventh through Twelfth Centuries --
Merchants of faith in the Middle Era, circa 1050-1500 --
The conduct of Asian Muslim trade, Sixteenth through Eighteenth Centuries --
Maritime competition, circa 1500-1860 --
Interpretation of the Muslim Era in the Indian Ocean --
Notes --
Bibliography.
Series Title: New perspectives on Asian history.
Other Titles: Merchants & faith
Responsibility: Patricia Risso.

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