The Two Arms of Cambay: Diasporic Texts of Ecumenical Islam in the Indian Ocean

@article{Ho2007TheTA,
  title={The Two Arms of Cambay: Diasporic Texts of Ecumenical Islam in the Indian Ocean},
  author={E. Ho},
  journal={Journal of The Economic and Social History of The Orient},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={347-361}
}
  • E. Ho
  • Published 2007
  • Political Science
  • Journal of The Economic and Social History of The Orient
Long-distance trade, entailing as it does repeated exchanges across countries and cultures, often brings in its train consequences beyond the exchange of goods and specie. As other exchanges—of warfare, kinship, supplication, devotion—thicken social relations across routes pioneered by trade, new ways of imagining society across a larger space emerge. This paper examines the transcultural work that may be performed to create such enlarged imaginations of society, with a particular reference to… Expand
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