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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎36] (49/1782)

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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CH ^OMA» 11 B, The Portnguese and Persia in Oman, l r ,H '-1^2 +
{Continued in Period II, heading B.)
PERIOD I. \f3_at ,^11 held bv tbe Portngnese who had appeared therein
1566—16-24. W 1507 399
(ii) Capture by the Portuguese uf Sonar 161C and f Kh • fakkan
in 1624 . . • •
400
399
]625—-1744 PERI0I) "•
1625*1744'.
R tjle op the Y a'aribah, 1625-1744 400
A. Internal history of 'Oman, from the rise f the Ya ar uah
to the expulsion of the Portuguese, 1625-1650
{Continued in heading C votr.)
(f) Capital of 'Oman is Rustiq . 400
R. The Portuguese, Persia and England in'Oman, 1625-1(50 400
(Cont'med in heading D heroic.)
(i} Gradual loss by Portuguese of their possessions in 'Oman am final
capture of Masqat by the Arabs in I60O .... -^02
C. Internal history of 'Oman from the expulsion of the
Portuguese to the Persian invasion, 1657-1736 . . 40'2
(Continued in heading E helotr.)
(») Development of 'Oman a- a naval power, 1695-1715 . . . ^03
(»t) Rise of the Hinawi and Ghafiri factions, 1723-1728 , . . 403
D. The Portuguese. England and Persia in 'Oman, 16c0-
17 36 . . 404
{Continued in Period III, headings C, L, E, and F.
(»') Series of naval engagements between the Portuguese and 'Omar
and capture by the latter of Mombasah . . , 404
{it) Scheme for establishment of an English -tation at Masqat, 1659,
but Imam'^ consent not obtainable ..... 404
(m) The Masqat pirates respect vessels of the Ea-t India Company
up to 1704-1705 .... ... 403
(te) Relations of Persia and 'Oman hu?tile owing to piracies of the
latter. Capture by 'OmanL- of the i-land- near Bandar 'Abbas
about 720 ......... 405
E. Persian invasion and occupation of 'Oman, 1737-1744 . . 406
{Continued in Period III, hiadtng -4.)
(t) The Imam Saif-bin-Sultan II after defeat of his Baluch merce
naries invites the assistance of Nadir Shah against a tribal
rival . , . . . . . . . . 406
(it) Arrival of the Persian expedition, 1737, capture of Masqat, and
siege of Sohar then held by Ahmad-bin-Sald, Al Bu Sa'id _ 406
(m) Death of the Imam and expulsion of the Persians in 1744 by
Ahmad-bin-Sa'id, who is elected Imam and thus became the
founder of the Al Bu Sa'idi dynasty which still eoverns
'Omin : 407

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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)
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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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