The Indian Ocean Littoral: Cartography and Port Cities

Charting the Indian Ocean from Zanzibar to Sumatra



The British Library web site has links to many sources (prints,
drawings, photographs, maps, maritime and mercantile history, archives,
and web resources).


This is a “Map History” page hosted by the Institute of Historical Research
at the University of London. It has more than 1500 links to free sites.

This private site, sponsored by Henry Davis Consulting, displays dozens
of maps from ancient to modern times.

Entitled ‘Monsoon Winds to the ‘Land of Gold’: Maritime Spice Trade from
Southeast Asia to Rome,” this site is part of an outreach program
appropriate for the K-12 curriculum in California. It has an enormous
breath of material that can be used at all academic levels.

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