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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, ...


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  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 ...


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  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... ...


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  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 ...


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  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 ...


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  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 ...


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  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 ...


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  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 ...


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  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 ...


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  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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