Aden & the Indian Ocean Trade: 150 Years in the Life of a Medieval Arabian Port

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2007 - History - 343 pages
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Positioned at the crossroads of the maritime routes linking the Indian Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, the Yemeni port of Aden grew to be one of the medieval world's greatest commercial hubs. Approaching Aden's history between the eleventh and thirteenth
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
PART I The Physical Entrepôt
31
PART II The Commercial Entrepôt
107
Conclusion
206
Notes
215
Bibliography
307
Index
331
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Roxani Eleni Margariti is assistant professor of Middle Eastern and South Asian studies at Emory University.

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