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The Persian Gulf : an historical sketch from the earliest times to the beginning of the twentieth century / Arnold T. Wilson.

Author/Creator:
Wilson, Arnold Talbot, Sir, 1884-1940., author.
Publication:
Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2011.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (345 p.)
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Iran
Routledge library editions: Iran ; 10
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Subjects:
Persian Gulf -- History.
Persian Gulf.
Middle East -- History.
Middle East -- Persian Gulf Region.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This volume records the history of the Persian Gulf from the very earliest records until the 1920s. It records the rise and fall of ancient Empires and discusses the rule of Turks and Arabs. It chronicles the Western maritime nations - the Portuguese, Dutch, French and British - outstrip one another in trade and influence.
Contents:
THE PERSIAN GULF An Historical Sketch From the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Twentieth Century; Copyright; THE PERSIAN GULF AN HISTORICAL SKETCH FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES TO THE BEGINNING OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; CONTENTS; I Introductory; II Primitive Man in the Persian Gulf and Oman; III The Persian Gulf in the Earliest Historical Times; IV The Classical Writers; V The Middle Ages-Iraq, Khuzistan, Fars, Kirman and Makran; VI The Middle Ages (cont'd)-Oman and Bahrain; VII Siraf, Qais, and Hormuz; VIII The Coming of the Portuguese; IX English and Portuguese Rivalry
X The Expulsion of the PortugueseXI The Dutch; XII The Eighteenth Century and the Growth of British Influence; XIII Piracy; XIV The Slave Trade; XV The Growth of the Arab Principalities; XVI The Persian Gulf in International Politics; APPENDIX. A Summary of Scientific Research in the Persian Gulf; LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
First published in 1928 by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.
ISBN:
1-280-68740-1
1-136-84106-7
9786613664341
0-203-83312-0
OCLC:
804664109
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203833124 doi