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Transregional trade and traders : situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from early times to 1900

Print Book, English, 2019
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Oxford University Press, New Delhi, India, 2019
Conference papers and proceedings
viii, 397 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 23 cm
9780199490684, 0199490686
Introduction / Edward A. Alpers and Chhaya Goswami
Part One: Historiography, Method, Sources. 1. Forty Years On: Gujarat in the Indian Ocean / Edward A. Alpers
2. Gujarat in the History of the Indian Ocean: Navigating Maritime Pasts / Lakshmi Subramanian
3. Gujarat and Long-Distance Trade in the Indian Ocean Region before the Sixteenth Century / Philip Beaujard
4. Early Historic Gujarat and the Trading World of the Western Indian Ocean / Himanshu Prabha Ray
5. The Commercial Network of Gujarat in the Light of the Jewish Documentary Geniza (Eleventh-Twelfth Centuries) / Ranabir Chakravarti
6. Reaching across Land and Sea: The Transregional Networks of a Local Man / Samira Sheikh
Part Two: Commodities. 7. Filling Hearts with Joy: Handcrafted 'Indian Textiles' Exports to Central Eastern Africa in the Nineteenth Century / Sarah Fee
8. Surat: City of Ivory / Martha Chaiklin
9. Coffee Mocha: From the Highlands of Yemen to Surat, Muscat, and Mandvi / Chhaya Goswami
10. Ratansi Purshottam, the Gujaratis of Muscat, and the Global Connectivity of Indian Ocean Transregional Markets / Calvin H. Allen, Jr
11. Adjusting Output to Demand: Weavers and Collateral Service Providers' Equation with the English Merchants in Gujarat in the Seventeenth Century / Nishat Manzar
Part Three: Trading Networks and Diaspora. 12. Gujarati Merchant Diaspora in South East Asia (Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries) / Ruby Maloni
13. The Deepest Blue Sea: Gujarati Merchant Shipping and the Commercial Currents of the Indian Ocean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries / Pedro Machado
14. Merchants and Marts: Gujarat's Networks of Trade in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries / Radhika Seshan
15. Migration and Creation of New Societies: A Story from the Indian Ocean / Abdul Sheriff
"This collection of essays brings together a selection of the papers presented at the third international symposium organized by the Darshak Itihas Nidhi (DIN) ... hosted by the DIN at Surat in December 2015. The title of this most recent conference and the title of this book is Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to c. 1900"--Page 7