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Indian trade diaspora in the Arabian Peninsula

Prakash C. Jain

Indian trade diaspora in the Arabian Peninsula

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Published by New Academic Publishers in New Delhi .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Merchants,
  • History,
  • East Indian diaspora,
  • East Indians

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-352).

    Statementedited by Prakash C. Jain, Kundan Kumar
    ContributionsKundan Kumar, M. Phil
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS432.5 .I53 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 352 p. ;
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25332053M
    ISBN 108186772480
    ISBN 109788186772485
    LC Control Number2012354124
    OCLC/WorldCa781937163

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Gujarati and Sindhi merchants and traders settled in the Arabian Peninsula, Aden, Oman, Bahrain, Dubai, South Africa and East African countries, most of which were ruled by the British. The Indian Rupee was the legal currency in many countries of Arabian peninsula.

Punjabi, Rajasthani, Sindhi, Baloch and Kashmiri Camel drivers were brought to Malaysia: 2, More accurate figures are known for the 19th century, during which scholars estimateAfricans were taken to the Arabian Peninsula, Iran and the Indian subcontinent. Their monetary value fluctuated over time and depended on age, gender, ethnicity, skills and market demands.

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