1st Edition

Merchants And Faith
Muslim Commerce And Culture In The Indian Ocean





ISBN 9780813389110
Published April 10, 1995 by Routledge
167 Pages

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Book Description

‘This book with its felicitous title brings together with great skill and sensitivity a large amount of current historical scholarship on the trade and civilization of the Indian Ocean during the Islamic centuries. It will be welcomed by both students and teachers as a fine introduction to a complex subject.”

Table of Contents

"List of Maps -- Acknowledgments and Transcription Note – Introduction -- 2 Muslim Expansion in Asia, Seventh Through Twelfth Centuries -- 3 Merchants of Faith in the Middle Era, Circa 1050—1500 -- 4 The Conduct of Asian Muslim Trade, Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries -- 5 Maritime Competition, Circa 1500—1860 – 6 Interpretations of the Muslim Era In the Indian Ocean – Notes – Bibliography – About the Book and Author – Index."

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