Indian Ocean Trade 

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15 minute history: Indian Ocean Trade

15 Minute History, University of Texas at Austin

a podcast about the history of the Indian Ocean Trade

Indian Ocean in World History Website

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center


includes overviews, maps, geography, monsoons, goods, and technology

Teaching the Indian Ocean as World History 

World History Connected, University of Illinois

October 2016

Indian Ocean Trade and Calicut

Regents of the University of California, 2014

includes primary and secondary sources on spices traded in the Indian Ocean trade, monsoons, major cities and ports, types of ships used, 

The African Diaspora in the Indian Ocean World

New York Public Library, 2014

includes primary and secondary sources on East Africa, the Arabian Peninsula, the Persian Gulf, and South Asai in the Indian Ocean Trade