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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎61] (74/1782)

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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Ixi
B. Affairs during ascendency of Rahmah-bin -Jabir in Qatar,
1783-1816
(i) Settlement in 1/83 of Hahiuah-biu-Jabir of the Jalahiinali section
at Khor Hassan and his rise to chief power in Qatar
{ii) British attitude towards Rahmah ......
(m) Predominance of the Wahhabis with whom Rahmah allies himself
(™) Expulsion of the Wahhabis from Qatar in 1811, destruction of
Zubarah 18th-century town located 105 km from Doha. and transfer by Rahmah of his head-quarters from Qatar
to Dammam on the coast of Hasa .....
C. Proceedings of Rahmah, 1816-1820
(i) Rahmah deserts the Wahhabis by whom his fort at Dammam is
destroyed in 18iG. Rahmah migrates to Bushehr but returns to
Dammam in 1818. His policy is mainly dictated by intense
hostility to the A1 Khalifah section of Bahrain
D. British relations, 18-21-1823 ......
(i) Destruction of Dohah (Bida') by the British, 1821
(n) Dohah in 1823 admittedly a dependency of Bahrain but administered
by tha A1 Bu 'Ainain .......
E. General History from 1823 up to evacuation of Hasa by
the Egyptians in 1840 . . , . . .
(i) Shaikh of Bahrain destroys fort at Dohah and removes the A1 Bu
'Ainain to Ruwais and Fuwairat, 1828,. . . . .
(u) A section of the Bani Yas of Abu Dhabi emigrate in 1836 to
'Odaid; see also page 766 .......
(in) British action in 1836, in connection with piracies against Qatar and
undertaking imposed on headmen of Dohah, Wakrak, and 'Odaid
P. General History from 1840 up to attack of Qatar by the
Shaikhs of Bahrain and Abu Dhabi in 1867 and the
occupation of Dohah by the Turks in 1871
(t) Bombardment of Dohah by the British in 1841 ....
(ri) Affairs in Qatar during the civil war in Bahrain, 1840-1849 .
(in) Political position in Qatar, 1866-1867 .....
(a) Shaikh of Bahrain, subject as regards Qatar to the
Wahhabis, but independent as regards Bahrain .
(iv) Destruction of Dohah and Wakrah by the Shaikhs of Bahrain and
Abu Dhabi, 1867 . . . . . . ,
(v) British punitive action, and agreement of 12th September 1868, with
the A1 Thani Shaikh, then the most influential in Qatar. Nothing
known of the family's rise to power. They belong to the 'Al-bin-
'Ali tribe .........
(in) Agreement in^respect of tribute to Bahrain which in future is to be
paid through Residency A diplomatic office of the British Government established in the provinces and regions considered part of, or under the influence of, British India. . . .....
PERIOD II.
1871-1893.
Period from Turkish occupation op Dohah to
rebellion against the turks, 1871-1893
A. General History, 1871-1893
[Continued in heading JE lelow.)
(i) Occupation of Dohah by the Turks, 1871-1872 ....
Page. CHAPTER IV.
QATAR.
PERIOD I.
1766—1871.

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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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