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Islam, Trade and Politics across the Indian Ocean

In 2008, the British Academy adopted a three-year collaborative project to look at how Southeast Asia had long been connected to the wider world across the Indian Ocean – in particular, to the Middle East through the faith of Islam. Dr İsmail Hakkı Kadı, Dr Annabel Teh Gallop and Dr Andrew Peacock report on the preliminary results of research in the Ottoman archives.

• Ismail Hakki Kadi, Annabel Teh Gallop, Andrew Peacock

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in British Academy Review, Issue 14 (November 2009).