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The Ottoman Age of Exploration

Giancarlo Casale

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377828
eISBN:
9780199775699
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377828.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In 1517, the Ottoman Sultan Selim nullthe Grimnull conquered Egypt and brought his empire for the first time in history into direct contact with the trading world of the Indian Ocean. During the ... More


Relating History to the Land: Urban Centers, Geographical Units, and Trade Routes in the Gangetic and Central India of circa 200 BCE

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

in Between the Empires: Society in India 300 BCE to 400 CE

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305326
eISBN:
9780199850884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305326.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

In the Gangetic plain, the area of this chapter's discussion, land extends from the Chattagram or Chittagong coast in the east to the Agra-Mathura region in the west, including a slice of the ... More


THE DISTRIBUTION OF VENETIAN MUSIC BOOKS

Jane A. Bernstein

in Print Culture and Music in Sixteenth-Century Venice

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195141085
eISBN:
9780199871421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141085.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter moves to the wider international world of book distribution. It discusses the complicated networks that existed between Venetian bookmen with agents, book carriers, and foreign printers. ... More


A (Nearly) Perfect Symbiosis?: The Cyclades in the Later Fourth Century (355–314)

Brian Rutishauser

in Athens and the Cyclades: Economic Strategies 540-314 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646357
eISBN:
9780191746246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646357.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter covers the end of the Social War to the loss of Athenian control over Delos near the end of the fourth century. Although the most powerful allies of Athens had left the Second Athenian ... More


The Web of Empire: English Cosmopolitans in an Age of Expansion, 1560-1660

Alison Games

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335545
eISBN:
9780199869039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335545.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

How did England go from a position of inferiority to the powerful Spanish empire to achieve global pre-eminence? This book explores the period from 1560 to 1660, when England challenged dominion over ... More


Trakhtemirov: A Fortified City site on the Dnieper

YU. V. BOLTRIK and E. E. FIALKO

in Classical Olbia and the Scythian World: From the Sixth Century BC to the Second Century AD

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264041
eISBN:
9780191734311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264041.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on Trakhtemirov, one of the most important ancient settlements of the Early Iron Age in the Ukraine. During the ancient period, the trade routes and caravans met at Trakhtemirov ... More


The River of Trajan

Peter Sheehan

in Babylon of Egypt: The Archaeology of Old Cairo and the Origins of the City

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162992
eISBN:
9781936190072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162992.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Trajan's reign has been characterized as one of reforms generated by a visionary speculation that conceived of a unified political and military system for the Roman empire. Trajan constituted a ... More


Encountering the Wider World before the Transition to History: Chinese Ceramics in Proto-historic Taiwan (Tenth through Sixteenth Centuries)

Yi-Chang Liu and Su-Chin Wang

in Historical Archaeology of Early Modern Colonialism in Asia-Pacific: The Southwest Pacific and Oceanian Regions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054759
eISBN:
9780813053318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054759.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Because the historical archaeology of Taiwan has, since the seventeenth century, focused on either Dutch and Spanish occupations or Chinese immigration, it hasremained unconcerned by earlier, ... More


Local Hegemonies: The Archaic Cyclades (540–490)

Brian Rutishauser

in Athens and the Cyclades: Economic Strategies 540-314 BC

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199646357
eISBN:
9780191746246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646357.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter discusses the background to a period of apparent economic prosperity in the Cyclades during the late sixth century. This period saw many of the islands in the region minting their own ... More


Some General Issues

Dilip K. Chakrabarti

in India an Archaeological History: Palaeolithic Beginnings to Early Historic Foundations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198064121
eISBN:
9780199080519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198064121.003.0008
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter addresses some issues regarding the study of archaeology of the subcontinent. These issues cover geography, prehistory, settlement, agriculture, metallurgy, and trade and trade routes. ... More


Karachi–Qurghon: Routes Matter

Magnus Marsden

in Trading Worlds: Afghan Merchants Across Modern Frontiers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190247980
eISBN:
9780190492205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190247980.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter documents and explores the key routes that Afghan traders working in Tajikistan use to bring commodities to the country. It emphasises the multiplicity of these routes, and focuses on ... More


Connecting Borderlands: Native Networks and the Fredonian Rebellion

Robert Lawrence Gunn

in Ethnology and Empire: Languages, Literature, and the Making of the North American Borderlands

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479842582
eISBN:
9781479812516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479842582.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapters 4 compares the U.S. borderlands of Canada and Mexico to illuminate the threat that icons of intertribal Native resistance such as Tecumseh, Tenskwatawa, and Black Hawk (and the “intellectual ... More


The Punjab after 1715, the Zamindars and the Problems Facing the Provincial Government

Muzahpar Alam

in The Crisis of Empire in Mughal North India: Awadh and Punjab, 1707-48

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198077411
eISBN:
9780199082384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077411.003.0006
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter examines the political and administrative developments in Punjab after 1715 in relation to the changing economic scenario. It highlights the change in the nature of the Sikh movement ... More


Pax Mongolica and a Transcontinental Traffic

Peter Jackson

in The Mongols and the Islamic World: From Conquest to Conversion

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300125337
eISBN:
9780300227284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125337.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the conditions created by the Mongol conquests, summed up in the phrase Pax Mongolica, and the role of the Silk Roads in the transcontinental travel andcommunication to which ... More


Religion, Politics, and Patronage in a Settling Society

Samira Sheikh

in Forging a Region: Sultans, Traders, and Pilgrims in Gujarat, 1200-1500

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198060192
eISBN:
9780199080137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198060192.003.0005
Subject:
History, Indian History

When the Caulukyas declined at the end of the twelfth century, priests and missionaries of various denominations set their sights on Gujarat because of its continuing prosperity and diversity. Some ... More


The 1970s: Conquering the World

Frank Broeze

in The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.003.0004
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter follows the expansion of the container industry throughout the 1970s, into a fully worldwide system. The success of containerising cargo liners propelled the industry forward at a rate ... More


Saint Thomas, Missionary Apostle to India

Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent

in Missionary Stories and the Formation of the Syriac Churches

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520284968
eISBN:
9780520960589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284968.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In this chapter, I analyze the Acts of Thomas, a third-century attestation of a missionary narrative that attributes the conversion of India to St. Thomas the apostle. I analyze the text’s main ... More


Polity, Statecraft, and Overseas Exchange

Rajan Gurukkal

in Rethinking Classical Indo-Roman Trade: Political Economy of Eastern Mediterranean Exchange Relations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199460854
eISBN:
9780199086382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199460854.003.0006
Subject:
History, Economic History

It examines the relation of contemporary polity to overseas commerce. An overview of the overland exchange networks in the Mauryan Empire, subsequent Deccan and beyond against the political ... More


Merchants and Marts: Gujarat’s Networks of Trade in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

Radhika Seshan

in Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to 1900

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780199490684
eISBN:
9780199096145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490684.003.0015
Subject:
History, Indian History

India’s flourishing trade and production economy in the late medieval times has been well studied, particularly from the point of view of the variety of goods that were exported across the Arabian ... More


Agriculture and Pharmaceutical Innovations: Milestones in Research and Case Studies

Zohar Amar and Efraim Lev

in Arabian Drugs in Early Medieval Mediterranean Medicine

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748697816
eISBN:
9781474430418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697816.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter reconstructs a list as possible of all the ‘new’ medicinal substances that were more widely distributed than in the pre-Islamic period. It studies the contribution and influence of these ... More


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