Connected Histories

The Indian Ocean in World History Website

About This Resource

Gordon Stewart’s When Asia Was the World includes accounts of various travelers on land and sea. Among the travelers mentioned in the book, Xuanzang, Ibn Fadlan, Abraham bin Yiju, Ibn Battuta, Ma Huan, and Tomé Pires all traversed Indian Ocean routes, and the Intan shipwreck is only one of the recent wrecks found in Southeast Asian waterways. The Indian Ocean in World History website allows the user to interact with hundreds of entries and primary source texts and images of travelers, technologies, trade goods, material culture, documents, routes and geographic features from the prehistoric era to the present day.

 

Source

“Indian Ocean in World History | An Online Resource Sponsored by the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center.” http://www.indianoceanhistory.org/.

How to Cite This Page

"Muslim Journeys | Item #250: The Indian Ocean in World History Website", January 20, 2018 http://bridgingcultures.neh.gov/muslimjourneys/items/show/250.

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