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  1. Skull Measuring, Oil Seepages and Desert Crossings: Bertram Thomas and the Exploration of the Arabian Peninsula

    Dr Francis Owtram Gulf History Specialist, British Library Bertram Thomas completed his historic... Gulf: ‘and I am tremendously looking ...


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

    Dr Mark Hobbs George Barnes Brucks was the first Englishman to survey the Gulf’s coasts in the 1820s. But while Brucks’s charts were quickly ...


  3. Country Profile: Qatar

    situated on a peninsula on the southern coast of the Gulf, with a population of approximately two million... was one of the most important trading ...


  4. When Maritime Protection Is Not Enough: Britain’s Agreement to Protect Qatar’s Borders at Sea and on Land

    Valentina Mirabella Although British power in the Gulf was founded on maritime truces with local... Before the discovery of oil in the Gulf, ...


  5. Qatari History: Pivotal Moments Revealed in India Office Records

    trading and pearl fishing ports on the Gulf. Very little remains of Zubarah now, having been long since... Company reaffirm Zubarah’s prominent ...


  6. The Emergence of Qatar: Pelly’s Role in Britain’s 1868 Recognition of the State

    Karen Stapley Sir Lewis Pelly is a key figure in the history of the Gulf who, in his role... figure in the history of the Gulf who, ...


  7. Oil for Military Protection between the Wars: Qatar’s Request for Weapons and the British Response

    to the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf, 9 May 1935. IOR/R/15/2/417, f. 7 The Political Resident... Gulf, to the Secretary of ...


  8. Modernity meets Tradition: Reflections on Traditional Music in Qatar

    the Persian Gulf in the British Library’s collections. I wanted to discover the traditional music culture... for many a variety of musical ...


  9. A Considerable Fortune: The Wealth, and Death, of Sheikh Jāsim bin Muḥammad Āl Thānī

    Letter from the Political Agent at Bahrain to the Political Resident in the Persian Gulf at Bushire... treatment once popular in the Gulf. ...


  10. The Qatar Oil Concession Ushers in a New Era for British Relations with Doha

    The Hunt for Oil in the Gulf Qatar’s exploratory wells were drilled relatively late, especially considering...


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