Maritime India: Trade, Religion and Polity in the Indian Ocean
This volume discusses the various socio-economic and political processes that evolved over centuries in the vast coastal fringes of India and out of the circuits of the Indian Ocean, ultimately giving it the distinctive consciousness and identity of Maritime India. The book comments on a wide range of issues, including the nature of maritime trade of the Sassanids with India; the impact of maritime trade on the political processes of Goa; the impact of Portuguese commercial expansion on the traditional Muslim merchants of Kerala and the role of private traders in the structure and the functioning of Estado da India.
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chapter one the Sassanids and the Maritime trade
chapter two Maritime trade and Political economy
chapter three dynamics of economy Social Processes and
chapter four From the trails of the Chinese to the dominance
chapter six the Ottoman expansion and the Portuguese
chapter eight information networking between india
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