Hist 105 Day 2 - Hist105Day2 14:17 THEINDIANOCEAN13001500

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Hist 105 Day 2 14:17 THE INDIAN OCEAN 1300-1500 Important Role in the Imagined World o Spices are important The Long Duration o Monsoon System How did people find out about it? Realized there was regularity No clue who decoded it Maybe in SE Asian islands Sometime during the first millennium Determines history for a long time Until steam engines emerge Huge expansion after year 0 o Evidence is in the language E.g. Madagascar Linguists can reconstruct when this occurred Austronesian i.e Madagascar, Phillipenes, Indonesia, Hawaiian What did Indian Ocean look like culturally? o Number of very important city-states Ming Dynasty Milaca E African Coast Mongul Empire o ISLAM     
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Not as radical as we believe today Ethic vs. Universalizing religion Universalizing means anyone can converge Provides guidance Need to look at Judaism and Christianity first Introduces monotheism Judaism is considered ethnic kinda
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course HIST 21294 taught by Professor Buschmann during the Fall '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Hist 105 Day 2 - Hist105Day2 14:17 THEINDIANOCEAN13001500

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