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'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [‎269] (412/1782)

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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British and Eussian representatives, wa s then formed and sat at Constan-
tinople during 1875-76; its duty, like that of its predecessor, was to trace
the ma P by the Delimitation Commission of
• t, ^ ^ f 006 ®^ were dela y od ^ excessive claims on the part
of the Turkish delegate m the beginning, and the outbreak of the Rnsso-
Turkish war of 1876-77 brought them to an end while still unfinished.
M liliil
Affairs and relations of the West Coast 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.
1872-76.
Along the Arabian coast 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. quietness as a rule pre-
va iled, the Turks continuing infpossession of Hasa, as already described
and Britain maintaining little correspondence and almost no relations with
any local authority except the Shaikh of Bahrain. Bahrain had faDen
under the influence of the British Government to such an extent that the
i * aS acCUstomed to conform to their advice in external affairs and
looked to them for protection against attack from without. In 1874 a
Bedouin invasion of Bahrain from Qatar was threatened, but was averted
by a British naval demonstration; and in the following year the Shaikh,
under British advice, dis-severed his interests from those of the people of
t le mainland, where he had until then claimed to exercise authority.
Aifairs of the 'Oman Sultanate, 1872-76.
In the Sultanate of ^Oman, as in Bahrain, the influence of the British
Government tended to increase and the relations of their representatives
with the native Government to become more intimate. British naval aid
arrived too late to save the Sultan from submission to the demands of a
rebel force of tribesmen which threatened Masqat at the beginning of 1874
but a month or two later a revolt in Batinah was suppressed chiefly by
ntish war vessels, which compelled the insurgents to withdraw from
Masna ah and Suwaiq.
Foreign powers other than Britain 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. , 1872-76.
^ Russian influence and opposition to British aims in Persia was, as usual,
a dominant factor in the general situation; but there were still no symptoms
of Russian 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. region.

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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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