By Shanti Moorthy,Ashraf Jamal
The Indian Ocean is famously often called the "cradle of globalization," because it facilitated cultural and monetary exchanges among Africa, the Arab international, the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia, and China, for 5000 years sooner than ecu presence within the zone. As this ocean's importance has won expanding awareness from students in recent times, few have tested the 'human' dimensions in Indian Ocean exchanges. together with the paintings of historians, geographers, anthropologists and literary analysts, each one essay during this quantity addresses a particular human issue, comparable to the destiny of the creole within the Bay of Bengal, creolization as a globalized phenomenon, migrancy and diaspora, the lives of seafarers then and now, and the lives of these who inhabit the ocean's littoral. This quantity is an important addition to the sphere of Indian Ocean reports.
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