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The Indian Ocean

Author: M N Pearson
Publisher: New York ; London : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Seas in history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Indian Ocean, used and travelled by humans for over 5,000 years, is by far the 'oldest' sea in history. In this stimulating and authoritative study, Michael Pearson reverses traditional maritime history and looks from the sea to its shores - its impact on the land through trade, naval power, travel and scientific exploration. This vast ocean, both connecting and separating nations, has shaped many countries'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M N Pearson
ISBN: 0415214890 9780415214896
OCLC Number: 223353418
Description: xi, 330 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Contents: Map of the Indian Ocean --
1. Deep structure --
2. Humans and the sea --
3. The beginning of the ocean --
4. Muslims in the Indian Ocean --
5. Europeans in an Indian Ocean world --
6. The early modern Indian Ocean world --
7. Britain and the ocean --
8. History in the ocean.
Series Title: Seas in history.
Responsibility: Michael Pearson.
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In this stimulating and authoritative overview, the autor looks from the sea to its shores - the land areas it influences through trade, naval power, travel and scientific exploration.  Read more...

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