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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎15] (26/1262)

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The record is made up of 1 volume (1165 pages). It was created in 1915. It was written in English and Arabic. The original is part of the British Library: India Office The department of the British Government to which the Government of India reported between 1858 and 1947. The successor to the Court of Directors. Records and Private Papers Documents collected in a private capacity. .

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PERIOD VI.
1763—1797.
From the tempo it art location of the British
Headquarters at Basrah in 1763 to the
beginning of the napoleonic Era 1797
A. General affairs and British interests before the Persian in
vasion of Turkish 'Iraq, 1763-1775
{Continued in Period VII, headings A and J?.)
(t) Political effect of transfer in 1763 of British headquarters from
Bandar 'Abbas to Basrah .......
(n) Establishment of a Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. at Bushehr in 1763, subordinate to
the headquarters agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. at Basrah. See heading B (n) below
(m) Relations with Karim Khan Zand and Mir Mahanna of Rig. See
also Chapter XI, Period I, heading A . . . .
{iv) Anglo-Turkish war against the Ka'ab, 1765-1766. See also
Chapter X, Period I, heading A .
(v) Difficulties between Karim Khan and the Imam of 'Oman
B. General affairs and British interests during the siege and
occupations of Basrah by the Persians, 1775-1779
{Continued in Period VII, headings A and B>)
{i) Capture of Basrah by the Persians, 16th April 1776
{h) British Agency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, headed by an agent. at Basrah reduced to a Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. in 1778* See
heading G {i) below .......
(in) Effect of Persian occupation of Basrah on Kuwait and on Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha.
in Qatar ,. ^ *
C. General affairs and British interests after the retirement
of the Persians from Basrah, 1779-1797 * . * .
{Continued in Period VII, headings A and B.)
{i) Evacuation of Basrah by the Persians, 1779 ....
{it) Decline of Persia on death of Karim Khan, 1779-1797
{Hi) Loss by Persia of Basrah in 1779, of Bahrain in 1783, and vir
tually of Bandar 'Abbas and dependencies in 1794, which
latter are leased to 'Oman* See also Period VII, heading
A {iv) (®) ...... 4 * .
{it) Internal state of Persia, Turkish 'Iraq and 'Oman
{a) Oman obtains possession of Gwadur and Chahbar in 1793
(v) Hostilities between British and French, 1778 to 1783 and 1793 to
1797 ...
(vi) British Residency An office of the East India Company and, later, of the British Raj, established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. at Basrah removed to Kuwait from 1793 to
1795 ..........
D. Disappearance of Dutch influetiee, 1763-1797
{i) Jlxpulsion of Dutch from Kharag, their last and only settlement,
by Mir Mahanna of Rig, 1766 . , . ..
E. Proceedings of the French, 1763-1797 . * . .
{Continued in Period VII, heading A?)
(i) French political establishments, Basrah and Baghdad *
(n) French dealings with 'Oman
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PERSIAN GULF The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ,
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1763—1797.
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This volume is Volume I, Part II (Historical) of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915), compiled by John Gordon Lorimer and completed for press by Captain L Birdwood.

Part II contains an 'Introduction' (pages i-iii) written by Birdwood in Simla, dated 10 October 1914, 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Tables' (pags v-viii), and 'Detailed Table of Contents' (ix-cxxx). These are also found in Volume I, Part IA of the Gazetteer (IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1).

Part II consists of three chapters:

  • 'Chapter X. History of ’Arabistān' (pages 1625-1775);
  • 'Chapter XI. History of the Persian Coast and Islands' (pages 1776-2149);
  • 'Chapter XII. History of Persian Makrān' (pages 2150-2203).

The chapters are followed by nineteen appendices:

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1 volume (1165 pages)
Arrangement

Volume I, Part II is arranged into chapters that are sub-divided into numbered periods covering, for example, the reign of a ruler or regime of a Viceroy, or are arbitrarily based on outstanding land-marks in the history of the region. Each period has been sub-divided into subject headings, each of which has been lettered. The appendices are sub-divided into lettered subject headings and also contain numbered annexures, as well as charts. Both the chapters and appendices have further subject headings that appear in the right and left margins of the page. Footnotes appear occasionally througout the volume at the bottom of the page which provide further details and references. A 'Detailed Table of Contents' for Part II and the Appendices is on pages cii-cxxx.

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The foliation sequence is circled in pencil, in the top right corner of the recto The front of a sheet of paper or leaf, often abbreviated to 'r'. of each folio. It begins on the first folio with text, on number 879, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 1503.

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