The Indian Ocean Littoral: Cartography and PortCities


Port Cities: Mapping Commerce and Trade

South and South-East Asia
Historical Perspective
Comtemporary Trade
Tracing Diasporas
African Diasporas
Asian   Diasporas
European Diasporas


Ground-plan from Kilwa Kisiwani, circa 1748

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