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By Fahad Ahmad Bishara

ISBN-10: 1107155657

ISBN-13: 9781107155657

ISBN-10: 1316609375

ISBN-13: 9781316609378

during this leading edge felony historical past of financial lifestyles within the Western Indian Ocean, Bishara examines the changes of Islamic legislation and Islamicate advertisement practices throughout the emergence of contemporary capitalism within the area. during this time of increasing advertisement task, a mélange of Arab, Indian, Swahili and Baloch retailers, planters, jurists, judges, squaddies and seamen cast the frontiers of a shared international. The interlinked worlds of exchange and politics that those actors created, the shared advertisement grammars and associations that they built and the spatial and socio-economic mobilities they engaged in continued until eventually at the very least the center of the 20 th century. This significant research examines the Indian Ocean from Oman to India and East Africa over a longer time period, drawing jointly the histories of trade, legislations and empire in a worldly, unique and richly textured heritage of capitalism within the Islamic world.

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