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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. Khidma: Britain’s Pragmatic Approach to Justice in the Gulf

    custom applied to local people and was administered by the local sheikhs; on the other, British subjects... as an ‘abode of avarice’. Moreover, ...


  10. The Dubai Incident, 1910: A Gun Battle that Damaged British relations with the Trucial Coast

    Martin Woodward Growing tensions between the British and the Sheikh of Dubai led to a gun battle... Lieutenant-Colonel Percy Z. Cox, and the ...


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