Indian Ocean Trade Networks

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  • 2,000 BCE

    Indian Ocean’s Key Technological Advances

    Indian Ocean’s Key Technological Advances
    Domestication of the camel helped bring coastal trade goods such as silk, porcelain, spices, slaves, incense, and ivory to inland empires.
    Chinese invented larger ships and the magnetic compass likewise added momentum of commercial growth.
    Larger ships meant more cargo and spices across the ocean and all over the world, and the magnetic compass to know which direction they are going.
  • 1,500 BCE

    Type of Goods Imported and Exported

    Type of Goods Imported and Exported
    Mediterranean Basin:
    Ceramics, Wine, Gold, Olive Oil, Glassware.
    East Africa:
    Ivory, Gold, Iron Goods, Slaves, Quartz, Tortoiseshells, Leopard Skins
    Arabia:
    Frankincense, Myrrh, Perfumes.
    India:
    Grain, Ivory, Precious Stones, Cotton Textiles, Spices, Timber, Tortoiseshells
    SE Asia:
    Tin, Sandlewood, Cloves, Nutmeg, Mace
    China:
    Silks, Porcelain, Tea
  • 1,500 BCE

    Growing Importance of Production

    Growing Importance of Production
  • 1,500 BCE

    Environmental Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade

    Environmental Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade
  • 1,500 BCE

    Social Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade

    Social Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade
  • 1,497 BCE

    Indian Ocean's Significant People

    Indian Ocean's Significant People
    *Vasco da Gama - was the first European to open a sea-based trade route to India. The Portuguese under Vasco da Gama discovered a naval route to the Indian Ocean through the southern tip of Africa in 1497–98.

    *Hippalus, a Greek navigator, discovered the monsoon winds and the route across the Arabian Sea to India around 45 AD.
  • 1,400 BCE

    Diasporic Communities of the Indian Ocean Trade

    Diasporic Communities of the Indian Ocean Trade
  • -850 BCE

    Communication Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade

    Communication Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade
  • -850 BCE

    Increased cross-cultural interactions of the Indian Ocean Trade

    Increased cross-cultural interactions of the Indian Ocean Trade
  • -800 BCE

    Indian Ocean Trade History

    Indian Ocean Trade History
  • -800 BCE

    Economical Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade

    Economical Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade
  • -600 BCE

    Indian Ocean Trade Routes

    Indian Ocean Trade Routes
  • -550 BCE

    Indian Ocean Trade Networks

    Indian Ocean Trade Networks
    The Indian Ocean trade routes connected Southeast Asia, India, Arabia, and East Africa:
    4th century BCE & 3rd Century CE
    -The Achaemenid Empire in Persia:550 -330 BCE
    -The Mauryan Empire in India: 324-185 BCE
    -The Han Dynasty in China: 202-BCE to 220 CE
    -The Roman Empire in the Mediterranean: 33 BCE to 476 CE
    -Silk from China - Roman coins mingled in Indian treasuries- Persian jewels in Mauryan
    -Religious thoughts by merchants: Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism India to Southeast Asia.
  • -550 BCE

    Cultural Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade

    Cultural Effects of the Indian Ocean Trade
  • -500 BCE

    Popular Posts and Transportation Methods

    Popular Posts and Transportation Methods
    Most Popular Posts: China, South East Asia, India, East Africa, Mediterranean Basic
    Transport Methods: Merchants from the Roman Empire settled down on Africa’s East coast. They traveled long distances across the Indian Ocean until the monsoons were discovered. The monsoons were heavy winds that traveled Southwest in the winter and Northeast in the summer.
  • -476 BCE

    Political Effects of Indian Ocean Trade

    Political Effects of Indian Ocean Trade
  • -200 BCE

    Geographical of the Indian Ocean

    Geographical of the Indian Ocean
  • -200 BCE

    8. Oceanographical of the Indian Ocean

    8.	Oceanographical of the Indian Ocean
  • -45 BCE

    Environmental Factors in Indian Ocean

    Environmental Factors in Indian Ocean
    -Monsoon winds made trading across the Indian Ocean easier because trading is more predictable and less dangerous.
    -People learned the monsoons, which brings ways to build ships and navigate through the ocean.
    -Eurasian brought Christianity to Southeast Asia after figuring out how monsoons work.
    -Monsoons dictated how fast people, ideas, and goods could travel and where they could travel at the time of year.
  • -45 BCE

    9. Marine Life of the Indian Ocean

    9.	Marine Life of the Indian Ocean