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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎11] (24/1782)

The record is made up of 2 volumes (1624 pages). It was created in 1915. It was written in English. 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.

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G. Growth of the Dutch power in the Gulf, ] 628-1653
(Continued in Period IV, heading G.)
{i) War declared between England and Holland in 1652
H. History of the East India Company ....
{Continued in Period IV, heading B.)
(i) Competition of " Courten's Association " (" The Assada Merchants) 5
with the East India Company, 1636-1650
1. Trade of the East India Company, 16 l 28-lt>53
{Continued m Period IV, heading J.)
PERIOD IV.
1653-1733.
i'nom the " Fikst " War between the English
and the Dutch in 1653 to the Invasion oe
Peksia by the Afghans in 1722
A. Events in Europe, 1653-1722
{Continued in Period F, heading A.)
(t) Eirst war between the English and the Dutch, 1652-1654
(a) /)85,000 damages paid by DutohiCompany to English
East India Company.
(u) Foundation of French East India Company, 1661
(in) Second war between the English and the Dutch, 1665-1667 .
{iv) War between England, Holland and France, 1672-1678, and inde
pendence of the Dutch secured by " Peace of Nimeguen " in
1678
(v) War between England,'Holland and France, 1688-1697, and" Peace
of Eyswick " in 1697 .......
{vi) War between England and France, 1702-1713, and "Peace of
Utrecht" in 1713 ........
13. History of the East India Company .....
(«) The " Merchant Adventurers," 1654-1657 .....
(it) Formation in 1698 of a " New East India Company " known as the
" English Company " .......
{Hi) Struggle between the " English " company and the old East India
Company now known as the " London " Company
(ty) Union of the two companies, 1708 ......
C. Events in India, 1653-1722
{Continued in Period V, heading A.)
D. Events in Turkey, 1653-1722
{Continued in Period V, heading B.)
E. Events in Persia, 1653-1722
{Continued in Period V, heading B.)
(t) Keign of Shah Sulaiman, 1666-1694/......
{ii) Reign of Shah Husain, 1694-1722, and virtual end of the Safavi
dynasty ..........
(m) Invasion of Persia by the Afghans under Mahmud and abdication of
Shah Husain in his favour
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PERIOD III,
1622--1653.
PERIOD IV.
1653—1722.
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Theses two volumes make up Volume I, Part IA and Part IB (Historical) (pages i-778 and 779-1624) of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. , ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915), compiled by John Gordon Lorimer and completed for press by Captain L Birdwood.

Part 1A contains an 'Introduction' (pages i-iii) written by Birdwood in Simla, dated 10 October 1914. There is also a 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Tables' (page v-viii) and 'Detailed Table of Contents' (pages ix-cxxx), both of which cover all volumes and parts of the Gazetteer .

Parts IA and IB consist of nine chapters:

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2 volumes (1624 pages)
Arrangement

Volume I, Part I has been divided into two bound volumes (1A and 1B) for ease of binding. Part 1A contains an 'Introduction', 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Trees' and 'Detailed Table of Contents'. The content is arranged into nine chapters, with accompanying annexures, that relate to specific geographic regions in the Persian Gulf Historically used by the British to refer to the sea area between the Arabian Peninsula and Iran. Often referred to as The Gulf or the Arabian Gulf. . The chapters are sub-divided into numbered periods according, for example, to 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 annexures focus on a specific place or historical event. Further subject headings also appear in the right and left margins of the page. Footnotes appear occasionally at the bottom of the page to provide further details and references.

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Foliation: 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. The sequence runs through parts IA and IB as follows:

  • Volume I, Part IA: The sequence begins on the first folio with text, on number 1, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 456. Total number of folios: 456. Total number of folios including covers and flysheets: 460.
  • Volume I, Part IB: The sequence begins on the first folio with text, on number 457, and ends on the last folio with text, on number 878. It should be noted that folio 488 is followed by folio 488A. Total number of folios: 423. Total number of folios including covers and flysheets: 427.
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