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

    Daniel A. Lowe At the time of Sheikh Jāsim bin Muḥammad Āl Thānī’s death in 1913, his great wealth... Aḥmad Kanoo, Bahraini merchant ...


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

    Valentina Mirabella By offering military protection to Qatar, the British tried to ensure access to Qatari oil in the run-up to the Second World ...


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

    ambitions. IOR/R/15/1/614, f. 20 /en/archive/81055/vdc_100023281214.0x00002f Qatar, 1934 But in the inter-war... in Council signed with the Shaikh ...


  4. Country Profile: Qatar

    between the British and Qatar, as illustrated through the India Office Records. Qatar is an Arab emirate... until the mid-nineteenth ...


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

    Valentina Mirabella Qatar’s exploratory wells were drilled relatively late, although Major Frank... to the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (A.P.O.C.) ...


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

    Rolf Killius Though nowadays Qatar is well-known for its immense natural oil and gas reserves... on traditional music in Qatar. There ...


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

    importance for Qatar due to his recognition of its independent sovereignty in 1868. Sir Lewis Pelly is a key... was Britain’s senior official ...


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

    Office Records demonstrate the exchanges that took place between Britain and Qatar over the last three centuries. Extending round a shallow bay ...


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

    the form of houses’. Further west, Brucks navigated the shallow waters and inlets of the coast of Qatar... jutting out into the Gulf. Along ...


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

    threat of ambush by warring tribes to arrive in Doha, Qatar fifty-nine days later. Thomas carried...


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