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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎82] (93/1262)

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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 viti.
ppmoD iv.
D. Rule of Turki-bm- , Abdullah, 1824-1834
(i) Expulsion of Egyptians from Najd, 1824
( m ) Assassination of Turki in 1834 .....
(w) Proceedings of the Amir Turki in Eastern Arabia, 1824-1834
(a) Wahhabi rikconquest of Hasa, 1824 -1834
(h) Wahhabi relations with Bahrain, 1824-1834 .
(c) Wahhabi influence in Trucial 'Oman, 1824-1834 ,
(d) Wahhabi relations with 'Oman, 1824-1834 .
(iv) Relations of the Amir Turki with the British, 1824-1834
E. Rule of Faisal-biji-Turki (First Reign), 1834-1838 .
(i) First mention of the founder of the Ibn-Bashid family, 1835
(n) Egyptians re-establish their control in Najd, 1835-1838
(a) Surrender and deportation of Faisal and his replacemen
by the puppet Amir Khalid, 1838 ,
(in) Position of the Wahhabis in Eastern Arabia, 1834-1838
(a) Relations with Bahrain .....
(J) Relation with 'Oman . .....
F. Interregnum, 1838-1840
(t) Second occupation of Najd and Hasa by the Egyptians, 1838-1840
(a) Virtual direct administration assumed by the Egyptians
(h) Their forward policy in the Persian Gulf The historical term used to describe the body of water between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. region am
British opposition .....
(c) Turkey's position in Europe and Egyptian policy, 1808
1840. (Footnote) .....
(n) Egyptian intrigues in Eastern Arabia, 1838-1840
(a) Egyptians relations with Bahrain. Shaikh of Bahrain
agrees to pay tribute to the Egyptians. July 1839
British protest ......
(i) Egyptian relations with Trucial 'Oman. British measure
1838-1840 . . ....
(c) Egyptian relations with 'Oman .
(^) Egyptian relations with Kuwait....
(Hi) Evacuation of Najd and Hasa by the Egyptians, 1840
(a) The Amir Khalid left in control
From the evacttation or Najd and Hasa by the
Egyptians in 1840 to the conqitest op Hasa
by the Turks in 1871 1104
A. Rule of Khalid-bin-Sa'udj 1840-1842
. . . . 1104
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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)

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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