Empires of the Sea

29 February, 2024

A Human History of the Indian Ocean World

Radhika Seshan

The author examines the history and geopolitical significance of the Indian Ocean, from travellers’ accounts to the establishment of critical ports and the Chola and Vijayanagar empires, as well as detailed explorations of trade, cultural networks, invasion and migration.

Pan Macmillan, Rs 499, 219 pages