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Series: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation

Cambridge Scholars Publishing welcomes proposals for new series on all aspects of geography, anthropology and recreation. For more information contact Camilla Harding, Commissioning Editor, at

Dimensions of the Indian Ocean World Past

This series explores the interconnections and interactions of environment, commerce, culture and society in the Indian Ocean World (IOW): a sophisticated and durable system of exchange, embracing the East African coast, the Persian Gulf, India, Southeast Asia and the South China Sea, and evolving over a period that spans from the early centuries CE to the twentieth century. Drawing on history, archaeology, ethnography and the environmental sciences, each volume contributes to an emerging perspective on the longue durée of IOW history. The volumes highlight the ways in which the influence of soc...