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The potential rewards from the trade together with the involved sheer adventure in embarking on these journeys motivated persons of all colors, races, creeds and nationalities to travel at that time. Some routes and ports were made redundant by the steam engine advent. The will to control and command littoral communities and maritime passageways in the Indian Ocean by both local and far nations has not diminished. We appreciate how these trends have affected North America or Atlantic, maritime world at 20th century and their impact on maritime relationships globally in the 21st century. All these will be gained by the reader from book.
This book provides a response for The Atlantic, claims that the ocean of India will change into centre of power in world politics and the level for the new huge game that will reveal the global power dynamics. The geopolitical world map heart will shifts from Atlantic Ocean eastwards. The author notes that about 40% of the seaborne crude oil of the world crosses the Strait of Hormuz in the Indian Ocean western part (Kaplan, 22). Furthermore, half of the merchant fleet of the world is trapped at the Strait of Malacca, making it become the most important trade route globally.
According to the argument Kaplan (33) stressed on adapting our own traditional perspectives shown in our map design that usually places Europe or Western hemisphere at the center. This book attracts the reader into his brilliant travel account through discrete informal style mixing personal impression with policy analysis and anecdotes. However, the book is hardly ever superficial. It begins with the analysis of Oman proceeding to Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh, India Indonesia, Myanmar and finishing with Zanzibar.
Kaplan (13) forms a didactic account of social, historical, religious, political and ethnic phenomena that befallen the nations he visited in the 15th century
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