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  1. German Interests in the Gulf’s Pearling Industry

    German attention. The German businessman Robert Wönckhaus opened offices in a number of ports... which had become increasingly popular in Europe. ...


  2. Pearl Diving: Inside the Trade That Shaped the Gulf

    Martin Woodward What was the life of a diver like and how did the trade function? Papers in the India Office Records provide some fascinating ...


  3. Economy in Turmoil: Gulf Trade Hit by Piracy and Famine

    nearly two decades of considerable growth. But by the time he left for India in 1872, only ten years... 81055/vdc_100022698109.0x000042 A list ...


  4. Bahrain’s Economy: Buffeted between Pearls and Oil

    Political Agency in Bahrain during the period 1925–49. These are contained in the India Office Records... into newly-independent India ...


  5. Twilight of Pearl Trade Sees ‘Slave’ Divers Seek Freedoms

    ff. 112-114 The manumission statements in the India Office Records suggest that, as the profitability...


  6. British Government Resist Modernisation of the Pearling Industry

    in the East India Company’s spirit of commercial enterprise and economic colonisation. By the beginning... the Gulf’s pearling industry, ...


  7. Divers are a Pearl’s Best Friend: Pearl Diving in the Gulf 1840s–1930s

    were traded to India, Persia and the Ottoman Empire, and further afield to Europe and North America,...


  8. Ext 5586/43 Lord Wavell: request for pearls from Bahrain

    The file contains correspondence regarding an upcoming visit to Bahrain by the newly appointed Governor-General of India Archibald Wavell, 1 Earl Wavell, ...

    12 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/12/866  Date(s): 5 Oct 1943-12 Oct 1943
  9. File 1855/1904 Pt 4 'Koweit:- Loans to Sheikh.'

    The volume concerns the payment of loans by the Government of India to Shaikh Mubarak [Mubārak bin Jābir Āl Ṣabāḥ] of Koweit [Kuwait]. The principal ...

    242 images in record  Ref: IOR/L/PS/10/48/2  Date(s): 1 Jun 1904-4 Apr 1918
  10. File 13/7 'Japanese Trawlers for the Persian Gulf'

    The file contains correspondence regarding measures under consideration by the British government for preventing encroachments by Japanese and other foreign ...

    38 images in record  Ref: IOR/R/15/5/316  Date(s): 1 Jan 1938-20 Jun 1938

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