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The maritime world of Asia

Created: 05.09.11

The Indian Ocean and the South China Sea have influenced and supported a huge variety of societies. People throughout the region are closely connected to the ocean, its resources and its dangers. Traders, pilgrims and migrants have always moved across and around this vast maritime space. They created complex ties of trade, language, religion and culture.

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