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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎32] (43/1262)

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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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CHAPTER 1.
PERSIAN GULF The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. .
PERIOD XVII.
1899—1905.
(x. Belgian activity in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ^ 1899-1905 .
(i*) Proposed Belgian syndicate and bank . . . .
(n) Movement of the " Selika " and her connection with a pearl-fishing
concession
(m) The " Selika 3> eventually purchased by the Persian Government
and became the " Muzaffari " •
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H. American activity in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. ^ 1899-1905
{i) Archaeological and missionary
I. Muhammadan forces and movements^ 1S99-1905 .
(i) The Mujtahids of Karbala and Najaf .....
(u) Arabic and Persian press .......
J. Affairs and foreign relations of "'Oman and states of the
Arab coast, 1899-1905
(t) 'Oman—
{a) British ultimatum to Sultan and settlement of the French
naval base question ..... i
{h) Crisis between Britain and Prance in regard to the French
flag question terminated by reference to the Hague
Tribunal ........
(c) Undertaking given by Sultan to Britain in 1902 regarding
coal fields in 'Oman . . .
{d) Russian agents at Masqat and British attitude as regards
appointment of a Russian Consul ....
(n) Trucial 'Oman .......
{a) Instances in which virtual suzerainty of Britain over
Trucial 'Oman was brought to notice of France and
Persia .......
[iz'i) Qatar—
(a) Turkish intrigues and appointment of Turkish officials .
(J) Turkey undertakes to maintain the status quo 1903
(c) Overtures in 1900 by Shaikh of Qatar for agreement with
Britain refused
(tV) Bahrain—
(«) Maladministration of the Bahrain customs .
{h) Disorders in Bahrain and attacks on German and Persian
subjects, 1904 ....
(c) British ultimatum to Shaikh in 1905 and deportation of
A.ll . ,
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{d) British Assistant Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. appointed in 1900 and
replaced by a Political Agent A mid-ranking political representative (equivalent to a Consul) from the diplomatic corps of the Government of India or one of its subordinate provincial governments, in charge of a Political Agency. in 1904
(e) Turkey and Bahrain
(/) Persia and Bahrain ,
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{g) Position of German subjects in Bahrain. No claim to
extra-territorial rights .
{h) Prance enquires if Bahrain may be considered as included
m the French Vice-Consular district of Bushehr
CO Russian visitors to Bahrain .
{v) Central Arabia
(a) W ldirsS^ Sh ? >t i eN0rthera 0r ShammarAmir
and ibn Sa ud, the Southern or Wahhabi Amir.
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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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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎32] (43/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <https://www.qdl.qa/archive/81055/vdc_100023514760.0x00002c> [accessed 19 July 2024]

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