The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History authored by Sanjeev Sanyal

Aug 23, 2016 16:01 IST

The Ocean of ChurnSanjeev Sanyal: The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History

A book titled The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History authored by Sanjeev Sanyal was released on 10 August 2016.

The book narrated the history of The Indian Ocean, which stretches across East Africa, the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent to South East Asia and Australia.

In the book, Sanyal narrates a fascinating tale about the earliest human migrations out of Africa and the great cities of Angkor and Vijayanagar, medieval Arab empires and Chinese treasure fleets, the rivalries of European colonial powers and a new dawn.

The book offers exciting revelation while exploring remote archaeological sites, ancient inscriptions, maritime trading networks and half-forgotten oral histories.

Who is Sanjeev Sanyal?

Sanjeev Sanyal is an Indian economist, bestselling writer, environmentalist and urban theorist.

He is widely regarded as one of Asia's leading economists and was Deutsche Bank's Global Strategist and a Managing Director till 2015.

He was named Young Global Leader 2010 by the World Economic Forum at Davos.

He is also the author of three bestselling books. They are The Indian Renaissance: India's Rise after a Thousand Years of Decline, Land of the Seven Rivers: A Brief History of India's Geography and The Incredible History of India's Geography.

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