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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎45] (56/1262)

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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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E. The Zanzibar subsidy, 1866-1868
{Continued in Period X, heading IE.)
(i) Attempt by Sultan of Zanzibar to cease payment of the
subsidy . • • • • - • •
F. Expulsion in 1868 of Salim by ^Azzan-bin-Qais, great-
great grandson of the Imam Ahmad .....
{Continued in Period X, heading A.)
V 1868-1871.
Eeign or Saitid 'Azzan-bin-qais , 1868-1871 .
A. Internal events, 1868-1869 .......
{Continued in heading C below.)
{i) ^zzan's chief supporter Sa'id-bin-Khalfan Khalili
B. Relations with the Wahhabis, 1869-1870 ....
{i) Capture by 'Azzan in 1869 of Baraimi, alliance with Shaikh of Abu
Dhabi, and inability of the Wahhabis to retaliate
C. Internal events, 1870-1871 . . . .
{Continued in Period XI, heading A.)
{{) Successful invasion of ^Oman by Turki and defeat and death of
'Azzan, 1871 .........
D. Relations with British .' . . ...
{Continued in Period XI, heading B.)
{%) Interpretation of British policy in regard to maritime-warfare.
Naval movements within territorial waters of ^Oman not prohi
bited ..........
(u) The 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. , Masqat, placed in strict ^subordination to the
Resident at Bushehr, 1869 .......
{Hi) Sultanate of 'Azzan never officially recognised by Britain
E. The Zanzibar subsidy, 1868-1871 . . . 9 . .
{Continued in Period XI, heading B {ii).)
(t) Subsidy discontinued during reign of 'Azzan ....
{ii) Question of its continuance. Correspondence on subject with Home
Government who desired its discontinuance in exchange for a
Slave Treaty with Sultan of Zanzibar .....
F. Character and administration of 'Azzan . . .
E EIGN OF S AIYID- T URKI-BIN- S A'ID, 1871-1888 . 492
A. Events in ^Oman up to Turkic temporary retirement^ 1871-
(Continued. in hea

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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)

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' [‎45] (56/1262), British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/PS/20/C91/2, in Qatar Digital Library <> [accessed 20 July 2024]

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