5 edition of The Indian Ocean found in the catalog.
In text and photographs, presents information about the Indian Ocean, its location, physical environment, animal life, islands, and mysteries.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||by Leighton Taylor ; featuring the photographs of Norbert Wu.|
|Series||Life at the sea|
|Contributions||Wu, Norbert, ill.|
|LC Classifications||GC721 .T39 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|LC Control Number||98019654|
Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean An Economic History from the Rise of Islam to Get access. Buy the print book Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. This book examines one of the driving forces of that historical period: the long chain of oceanic trade which stretched from the South China Sea to Cited by: The Indian Ocean, with its critical routes for global commerce, is a potentially volatile location for geopolitical strife. Even as the region's role in the international economy and as a highway to conflict zones increases, the US has failed to advance a coherent strategy for protecting its interests in the Indian Ocean or for managing complex diplomatic relationships across the region.
Islands Hubs in the Indian Ocean World, co-edited with E.A. Alpers (). Tansen Sen is Professor of History and the Director of the Center for Global Asia at NYU Shanghai. His most recent book is entitled India, China, and the World: A Connected History (). The Indian Ocean reaches and connects four continents (Asia, Australia, Africa, and Antarctica), 18 countries in Asia, 16 countries in Africa, and at least 57 island groups. Aside from its high temperature, the low oxygen content in the Indian Ocean is also responsible for it having limited sea life. There is a large igneous province (LIP) in.
An hour later, on the opposite side of the Indian Ocean, the waves struck the southeastern coast of India near the city of Chennai, pushing debris-choked water kilometers inland and killing more. Book cover of The Costliest Pearl: China’s Struggle for India’s Ocean. Title: The Costliest Pearl: China’s Struggle for India’s Ocean Author: Bertil Lintner Publication: Context Pages: Price: In The Costliest Pearl, Bertil Lintner covers a largely ignored and complicated part of the globe — the islands of the Indian Ocean, from the tiny to the largest.
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On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally by: Monsoon is a book about the geography and geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region.
It could be described as a travelogue, but Kaplan is deeply interested in the politics of South Asia as well. He travels from west to east, from Yemen to Indonesia, describing the histories, current political climates, and ambitions of the countries ringing this 4/5.
Welcome to the website for Indian Ocean Books, Maps, and Prints. Larry W. Bowman, Ph.D., PO BoxStores, CT,USA. 40 Facts About the Indian Ocean | The 7 Continents of the. Pioneered by Fernand Braudel's work on the Mediterranean, the genre has produced works on other seas including the Indian Ocean.
The Indian Ocean has seen a particularly steady stream of work beginning notably with KN Chaudhuri's "Trade and Civilisation in the Indian Ocean". Pearson's book represents an important contribution to the by: The Indian Ocean The Indian Ocean book the third largest of the world's five oceans (after the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean, but larger than the Southern Ocean and Arctic Ocean).
Four critically important access waterways are the Suez Canal (Egypt), Bab el Mandeb (Djibouti-Yemen), Strait of Hormuz (Iran-Oman), and Strait of Malacca (Indonesia-Malaysia).The. The floor of the Indian Ocean has an average depth of c, ft (3, m).
The Mid-Oceanic Ridge, a broad submarine mountain range extending from Asia to Antarctica, divides the Indian Ocean into three major sections—the African, Antardis, and Australasian. NOTE: 1) The information regarding Indian Ocean on this page is re-published from the World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources.
No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Indian Ocean Economy information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Indian Ocean Economy. War in the Indian Ocean. Mihir K. Roy. Lancer Publishers, - India - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book. Indian Ocean, body of salt water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the world.
It is the smallest, geologically youngest, and physically most complex of the world’s three major oceans. It stretches for more than 6, miles (10, km) between the southern tips of Africa and Australia and, without its marginal seas, has an area of ab, square miles.
Get this from a library. Eyes across the water: navigating the Indian Ocean. [Pamila Gupta; Isabel Hofmeyr; M N Pearson;] -- "World attention is increasingly turning towards the region of the Indian Ocean as the coming strategic arena of the 21st century. India and China, the new economic superpowers, exert palpable global.
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.
"Research completed August " Supercedes the ed. of Indian Ocean: five island countries, edited by Frederica M.
Bunge. Includes bibliographical references (p. The Indian Ocean is the third-largest of the world's oceanic divisions, cover, km 2 (27, sq mi) or % of the water on the Earth's surface.
It is bounded by Asia to the north, Africa to the west, and Australia to the east. To the south it is bounded by the Southern Ocean or Antarctica, depending on the definition in use.
Along its core, the Indian Ocean has some large Average depth: 3, m (12, ft). This book introduces children to the Indian Ocean, looking at islands and how the Equator affects temperature and weather.
Children are encouraged to use geographical skills to locate information by reading maps and interpreting simple keys. This book is the first of its kind, providing fresh insights into the various aspects and impacts of the Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean Region: from shifting paradigms, to an accounting framework, gender dynamics, the law of the sea and renewable energy, this handbook aims at increasing awareness of the Blue Economy in the Indian Ocean Region Author: V.N.
Attri, Narnia Bohler-Mulleris. 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. His book, “The Ocean of Churn“, goes one better in both scope and sweep. This time Sanyal takes the reader on a ride along the Indian Ocean, and ties together the histories of the lands touched by the mighty ocean.
In doing so, he sheds light on several fascinating episodes that deserve a wider audience. The Indian Ocean is the ocean surrounded by Asia to the north, Australia and the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Southern Ocean to the south, and Africa and the Atlantic Ocean to the west.
It is named for the river Indus and Ancient India on its north shore. The Bay of Bengal, the Arabian Sea, the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea are all parts of this ocean. The deepest point in the Indian Ocean. The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the five oceans and lies between Africa, the Southern Ocean, Asia, and Australia.
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