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    Indian Ocean Trade Dbq

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    The 15th through the 18th century was primarily an “Asian Age” due to the advancements in trade and manufacturing. You might wonder how trade could make this time period an “Asian Age”. The answer to this question is simply that trade was a huge ordeal during this time period. Trade was a major source of income for countries and even a source of political and social power. The advancement of the trading routes, new items found and made, and the political and monetary power gained through trade all worked together to make this time period an “Asian Age”. To begin this discussion I would like to discuss the Indian Ocean Trade. This was a largely popular form of maritime trade. The only issue with this from of trade was what to do in order…

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    From 1450 to 1750, the Indian Ocean trade network had many changes and continuities. One continuity is that the Indian Ocean trade network remained spreading goods from one place to another. However, the methods that were used to trade these goods along the trade route had a significant change. The analysis of the changes and continuities over the time period 1450 to 1750 can explain how the trade was affected politically, economically, and culturally. The Indian Ocean trade network had changes…

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    The Indian Ocean world can be dynamically split up into three major regions. Africa, South Asia and lastly the East Indies are three separate areas of the Indian Ocean that together make up a larger and more intricate picture of what life is like in the Indian Ocean. Through migration and trade these regions have helped form each other’s political, economic and social structure by encouraging new ideas and propelling each other into the modern age. When one thinks about the industrial…

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    The development of new types of ships helped advance interregional trade networks. Ships became resilient to waves. These ships were designed to increase control during monsoon season with the innovation of cotton sails. The development of ships increased trade in the Indian Ocean. Another technology that helped with trade in the Indian Ocean was the magnetic compass innovated in China. The compass helped sailors keep track of their location. Another significant innovation was the three-field…

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    Indian Ocean Trade

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    The Indian Ocean is the third largest ocean in the world taking the shape of a capital ‘M’. The ocean itself covers twenty-six million square miles and it acts as a link to many important continents and regions around the world. The Indian trading network was established in 800 A.D. and was a place where people used trade routes for bulk trading. The Network extended from the coast of East Africa, to Arabia, to the Persian Gulf, India, across to Burma, down through the Malacca Strait that runs…

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    The Indian Ocean trade was system that allowed the countries in the Indian Ocean to participate in a symbiotic relationship. The trade of many extravagant goods encouraged the surrounding countries to develop relationships between each other which lead to sharing discoveries and goods. Then, when the Portuguese arrived in the Indian Ocean there was an introduction of a power arrangement. Ultimately, the Portuguese disrupted a harmonious system of advancements and ruined the dynamics of the…

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    Indian Ocean

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    Where the world economic, trade, cultural, and intellectual centers were at that time before 1500, the world revolved around China and the Indian Ocean. In which, China and India were the most productive corner of the world. China and India were the world’s retail store. If you needed a product you would go to these areas. Trade was first established during the First Axial Age (450 BC.-150 AD.) were the chief trading arteries leading to and out of India and China, foremost of which was the Silk…

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    Indian Ocean Imperialism

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    Throughout its long life, European imperialism in the Indian Ocean was successful under popular assumption that not only did it gain political and economic dominance, but it also fractured the cultural unity that existed among its indigenous people by the 18th century. However, Sugata Bose, in A Hundred Horizons: The Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire, (London: Harvard University Press, 2006), argues that the Indian Ocean kept its edge and rigor in times of globalization through a…

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    Indian Ocean Trade

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    Silk-Sand-Sea & Money Rejan Anthony Mr. Flynn AP World History - End of Year Research Paper Wednesday, May 24th 2017 During the Classical era with empires such as Greece, Rome,China, and India were all apart of 6 major trade routes in which all intersected with these three continents Africa, Asia and Europe in which allowed the trading of goods to be quick and Efficient because of these trade routes connected most major civilizations.Only focusing on 3 which are…

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    Indian Ocean Trade Essay

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    It dates back to as early as 2000 BCE and continued being used for centuries after. Indian ocean trade remained relatively peaceful, in spite of this the kingdoms and religions that dominated the region changed frequently.…

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