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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎31] (42/1262)

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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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Page. CHAPTER I
Ui) Formation in 1904 in the Hamidiyah Navigation Office which took PERSIAN GULF The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ,
over all Turkish steamers on the Tigris and Euphrates . . 324
(m) General disorder in Hasa. Practical extinction of British Indian PERIOD XVII,
tode 324 1899—1905.
D. Russian activity in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , 1899-1905 . . 325
(i) Russian policy in Persia generally . . . . . • 325
(a) Her loans to Persia, her quarantine methods in Khurasan,
her active hostility to Britain in Sistan, Isfahan and
Kirmanshah and the Eusso-Persia trade declaration of
1901 325
(u) Russian designs in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ...... 326
(a) The creation of a Russian naval base in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran.
and a railway through Persia to support it . . 326
(b) Attempt in 1900 to found a coal depot in Bandar 'Abbas . 327
(c) Series of Russian naval demonstrations in the Persian
Gulf, 1900-1903 328
(d) Russian railway reconnaissance in Southern Persia, 1900.
Tehran, Kirman, Chahbar the route favoured. Russian
fear of junction between Baghdad and Indian railways 331
(Hi) Russian commercial designs in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. (M. Siromiatnikoif's
proposals) ...... .... 332
(a) Subsidised Russian steamship line (started 1901) . . 333
(h) Russian Bank for Bushehr ..... 333
(c) Russian Consulate and Vice-Consulate as also coal depots
at Bushehr and Basrah ...... 333
(c?) Cossack guards for the Consulates .... 333
(<?) One Russian warship to be constantly in the Gulf . . 333
(J) Contract made for 12 years from 1903 for subsidised
Russian steamship line ...... 336
(' g) The ff Anatouni '* commercial missions of 1904 and 1905 337,
(A) Russian sanitary policy in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. . 3 . 337
E. French activity in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , 1899-1905 . . . 338
(i) Common policy of France and Russia in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. . . 338
(n) The separate ambitions of France in 'Oman ... 338
{a) Indiscriminate conferment of French flags on native
vessels ........ 339
(b) Attempt to gain footing at Bandar Jissah . . . 339
(c) Close relations with the Bani Bu J Ali and Jannabah tribes
at Sur. . . . . . . . • 339
(iii) French naval demonstrations, 1900-1904 ..... 339
(iv) Malicious press campaign againt the British .... 339
(a) Monsieur Antoine Goguyer ..... 339
(b) Extraordinary care and strange experiences of the Arab
Salim Qamri. . ..... 343
(v) French commercial enterprises in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. . . . 344
(a) Intention of two French merchants to settle at Bahrain,
March 1903 345
P. German activity in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. , 1899-1905 • . . 345
(t) Germany and the Baghdad Railway ...... 346
(it) Beginnings of German trade in the Gulf ..... 346
(nt) First Hamburg-America line ship to visit the Gulf, 1906 . • 346

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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:

Extent and format
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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