Indo-Arab Connections reading list

This is a living document and will change from time to time. This is a digital space that maps out histories of indo-arab connections, these include but are not limited to Memons, the Abbasid Caliphate, Hadramis, Islamic comoslogies, fortune telling, the Divine Feminine in Islam, Hamza and Hand of Fatima iconographies and pre-Islamic goddesses.

Links to get us started:

  1. Memon community
  2. Pedro Machado, Ocean of Trade: South Asian Merchants, Africa and the Indian Ocean, c.1750–1850, 2014
  3. Powder - From an English chemist to YouTube cooks via refugees from Rawalpindi, how custard changed India’s sweet tooth, Sharanya Deepak, 2020