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|Title: ||Commercial relations between the Arab world and India (3rd and 4th/9th and 10th centuries)|
|Authors: ||Tahtooh, Hussain Ali|
|Supervisors: ||Kimber, R. A.|
|Issue Date: ||1987|
|Abstract: ||The present work is mainly concerned with the commercial
relations between the Arab world and India in the 3rd and 4th / 9th
and 10th centuries.
The thesis consists of an Introduction and five chapters.
The introduction contains a brief survey of the historical background
to the Arab-Indian trade links In the period prior to the period of the
research. lt also includes the reasons for choosing the subject,
and the difficulties with which the research was faced. The
introduction also contains the methods of the research and a study
of the main sources.
Chapter One deals with the Arab provinces, the main kingdoms
of India, the political situation in the Arab world and India, and its
effects on the subject. It also deals with the main economic products
in the countries concerned. Moreover, the chapter focuses on the
factors which encouraged the Arab-Indian trade.
Chapter Two deals with the trade routes (Land and Sea routes),
the caravans, ships, the sea ports and the commercial cities in the
Arab world and India.
Chapter Three deals with the trade procedures between the
Arab world and India. It also deals with the taxes levied in ports
and some land posts. The chapter ends by giving some details of the
of goods in both countries.
Chapter Four gives a detailed account of goods exported
and imported by both sides, and the real causes behind the export
and import of these goods. The chapter also gives an account of
how sometimes goods are imported by one side from the other in
order to meet the local demands or to be exported in a process of
trading nn a world wide scale.
Chapter Five deals with a conclusion of what has been
discussed earlier, in addition to some cultural aspects which have
not been dealt with in the chapters above.|
|Publisher: ||University of St Andrews|
|Appears in Collections:||Middle Eastern Studies Theses|
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