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Animal Trade Histories in the Indian Ocean World

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Martha Chaiklin and Philip Gooding discuss with Archisman Chaudhuri their recently published edited volume, Animal Trade Histories in the Indian Ocean World (Cham, CH: Palgrave, 2020). As part of their discussion, they explore themes including, animals in world history, animals’ relationships to climate change and the anthropocene/capitalocene debate, methodologies for studying animal histories, and cultural symbolisms of animals resulting from trade.

The book is available in ebook and hardcover format.

This podcast was produced with the help of Renée Manderville (Project Manager, IOWC) and Dr. Archisman Chaudhuri (postdoctoral fellow, IOWC).