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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎32] (45/1782)

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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CHAPTER I
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. .
PERIOD XVII.
1899—1905.
(jr. Belgiau activity 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. , 1899-1905 .
(i) Projwsed Belgian syndicate and hank ... .
( m ) Movement of the " Selika " and her connection with a pearl-fishing
concession .........
(m) Tlic " Selika " eventually purchased by the Persian Government
and became the " Muzaffari
H. American activity 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. , 1899-1905
(i) Archaeological and missionary .......
I. Muhammadan forces and movements, 1899-1905 .
(t) The Mujtahids of Karbala and Najaf .....
( m ) Arabic and Persian press . ......
J. Affairs and foreign relations of "'Oman and states of the
Arab coast, 1899-19U5
(i) 'Oman—
(a) British ultimatum to Sultan and settlement of the French
naval base question ......
(b) Crisis between Britain and France 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 ....
(tt) Trucial 'Oman .....
(a) Instances in which virtual suzerainty of Britain over
Trucial 'Oman was brought to notice of France and
Persia .......
(m) Qatar—
(а) Turkish intrigues and appointment of Turkish officials .
(A) Turkey undertakes to maintain the status quo 1903
(c) Overtures in 1900 by Shaikh of Qatar for agreement with
Britain refused ....
(iv) Bahrain-
fa) Maladministration of the Bahrain customs
(б) Disorders in Bahrain and attacks on German and Persian
subjects, 1904 ....
(c) British ultimatum to Shaikh in 1905 and deportation of
Ali ......
(rf) 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 190-4
(e) Turkey and Bahrain
(/) Persia and Bahrain ....
iff) Position of German subjects in Bahrain. No claim to
extra-territorial rights .
(A) I fance enquires if Bahrain may be considered as included
in the i rench \ ice-Consular district of Bushehr
(i) Russian visitors to Bahrain . ,
(f) Central Arabia
(a)War between Ita RashW, the Northern or Shammar Amu-
and Ibn Sa ud, the Southern or Wahhabi Amir .
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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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