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  1. The 1940s: Perfect Peace in the Midst of War

    to the Sheikh of Kuwait in 1944. 81055/vdc_100023955295.0x000057 Extract from the Administration Report... and the enforced wartime destruction ...


  2. The Coming of the Wireless Telegraph to Bahrain

    The land was presented as a gift by Sheikh ‘Īsá bin ‘Alī Āl Khalīfah of Bahrain. Obtaining stone... and equipment at the site. In response, ...


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

    reconnaissance started over the Trucial Coast hinterland, while in Qatar drilling at ‘No. 1 well’ reached a depth... of importance in relation ...


  4. Country Profile: Bahrain

    2009) Rosemary Said Zahlan,  The Making of the Modern Gulf States Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the United... in the Gulf: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, ...


  5. Sing, Play and Be Merry: The Unique Ṣawt Music of the Arabian Peninsula

    musical traditions. Ṣawt musicians performing in Qatar, December 2013. Image: author's own... between musicians and spectators. Dancers ...


  6. 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 ...


  7. Fann Al-Baḥri – The Great Art of the Sea

    of the region. The ‘region’ mainly consists of the coastal areas of Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia... related and non-work related ...


  8. The Mobility of Merchants in the Pursuit of Profit: The English Withdraw from Bushire

    to force the sheikhs of the port to submit to his rule. Many merchants had left town, preferring to return... of Kharg, home to the increasingly ...


  9. German Interests in the Gulf’s Pearling Industry

    This included Qatar, whose Turkish garrison had departed in 1916, in the wake of which, Shaikh ‘Abdullāh bin...


  10. The Political Agency, Bahrain: Inside the Organisation that Ran Britain's Interests in Bahrain

    became even more important after 1933, when the Agency took on responsibility for Qatar and the Trucial Coast. The key local relationship for ...


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