Early Exchange between Africa and the Wider Indian Ocean by Gwyn Campbell

By Gwyn Campbell

This quantity contains a variety of essays by way of students from numerous disciplines that debate the trade courting among Africa and the broader Indian Ocean global (IOW), a macro-region operating from East Africa to China, from early occasions to approximately 1300 CE. the reason for relating to this macro-region as a “world” is the critical value of the monsoon procedure which facilitated the early emergence of long-distance trans-IOW maritime alternate of commodities, peoples, crops, animals, applied sciences and ideas.

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