The Indian Ocean Littoral: Cartography and Port Cities
The following sites, developed by Fellows in the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) 2002 Summer Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, examine the historical role of port cities in the creation of the Indian Ocean world. The sites aim to engage students in thinking about the roles of these Indian Ocean littoral cities. Topics include:
Charting the Indian Ocean from Zanzibar to Sumatra
The Coromandel Coast: Madras (Chennai), A Case Study
Port Cities of the Horn: Barawa, Marka, Mogadishu, & Zayla
) of al-Harîrî: Abu Zayd asks to be taken aboard a Ship (Thirty-ninth
Maqâma), Bagdad, c.1225-1235
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