Over a period of 2,000 years, Gujarati traders exchanged commodities with maritime merchants from Africa, Arabia, Southeast Asia, China and Europe. The 15 chapters in this book reflect this global history in sections organized under the headings of 'Historiography, Method, Sources', 'Commodities', and 'Trading Networks and Diasporas'
"This collection of essays brings together a selection of the papers presented at the third international symposium organized by the Darshak Itihas Nidhi (DIN) ... hosted by the DIN at Surat in December 2015. The title of this most recent conference and the title of this book is Transregional Trade and Traders: Situating Gujarat in the Indian Ocean from Early Times to c. 1900."
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