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Author Risso, Patricia.

Title Merchants and faith : Muslim commerce and culture in the Indian Ocean / Patricia Risso.

Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bund  382.091724 RISS {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 152 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series New perspectives on Asian history.
New perspectives on Asian history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. 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.
Summary The vital intersection of Islamic history and Indian Ocean history has stimulated considerable scholarly debate. Merchants & Faith is a much-needed overview of the growing historical research in social and economic topics and makes this literature far more accessible to students and other interested readers.
Subject Muslims -- Indian Ocean Region -- History.
Indian Ocean Region -- History.
Indian Ocean Region -- Commerce -- History.
ISBN 0813389119 (paperback)