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The Indian Ocean


Year: 2003
Language: english
Author: Michael N. Pearson
Genre: History
Publisher: Routledge
Edition: First
ISBN: 9780415445382
Format: EPUB
Quality: eBook
Pages count: 340
Description: In this release, Michael N. Pearson reverses the traditional angle of 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' cultures and ideologies through the movement of goods, people, ideas and religions across the sea.
The Indian Ocean moves from a discussion of physical elements, its shape, winds, currents and boundaries, to a history from pre-Islamic times to the modern period of European dominance. Going far beyond pure maritime history, this compelling survey is an invaluable addition to political, cultural and economic world history.
Additional info: A history book. It can be read with any epub freeware like "Sumatra pdf reader".

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