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  1. ‘Persian Gulf Tragedy’: the Death and Legacy of John Gordon Lorimer

    Daniel A. Lowe The untimely death of John Gordon Lorimer, acting Resident in the Persian Gulf 1913–14, was seen as a tragedy. Yet, ...


  2. Colonial Knowledge: Lorimer’s Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia

    Daniel A. Lowe J. G. Lorimer’s Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia has long... Gordon Lorimer’s encyclopaedic ...


  3. Important Work: The British 1820 Survey that Charted the Gulf for the First Time

    81055/vdc_100023733662.0x000004 19th century copy of a nautical chart of the Persian Gulf produced in the second half of the 17th... ...


  4. How the American Civil War Caused a Boom in Cotton in Persia

    cotton growth had a cascade effect around the Gulf. As Persian farmers stopped growing corn in favour... Pelly, Political Resident in ...


  5. The 1930s: the Gulf as ‘Highway between East and West’

    for the Government of India by the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf and other senior British officials.... 81055/vdc_100000000193.0x0002b2 ...


  6. George Barnes Brucks and the First English Survey of the Gulf

    81055/vdc_100000010848.0x000001 Trigonometrical plan of the harbour of El Biddah on the Arabian side of the Persian Gulf... returned ...


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

    Karen Stapley Lewis Pelly, Political Resident in the Persian Gulf 1862–72, witnessed rapid... throughout the Persian side ...


  8. The British in the Gulf: an Overview

    position of EIC Resident at Bushire to create the position of Resident in the Persian Gulf (Political Resident in the Persian ...


  9. Manumission, Not Abolition: British Mediations over Slavery in the Gulf

    Political Resident of the Persian Gulf, 1912. IOR/R/15/1/215, f. 56 British Attempts to Mediate on Slavery In 1912, Lieutenant-Colonel ...


  10. Creature Comforts, Wine and Spirits: Inside the Home of a Peripatetic British Agent

    Not least Lewis Pelly, one of the most important British Political Residents in the Persian Gulf (1862–73)... them of home, as well ...


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