This International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade video also includes:
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean trade routes, as well as reviews the importance of monsoon winds and the spread of products, ideas, and the religion of Islam.
- Reviews a variety of African and Asian exports that can be used to prompt further research
- Discusses major economic themes and principles through use of historical examples
- Provides a teacher version and student version of an extended unit on post-classical era trade