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  1. Frankincense in Dhofar: An Ancient Trade at the Centre of 19th Century Tensions

    Dr Francis Owtram In recognising the importance of the trade, British colonial records cast light on the state of the ancient trade ...


  2. Foundation of an Empire: The East India Company’s Early Trade in Silk and Wool

    over time, it was initially a matter of textile trading with Persia that first lured them to the shores... time, it was initially a matter of ...


  3. Mapping Aden: The British Occupation of A Vital Trading Port

    reconstruction and fortification, thereby facilitating trade and other shipping to and from India and beyond.... aqueduct. Even the fortifications ...


  4. Economy in Turmoil: Gulf Trade Hit by Piracy and Famine

    expansion in the value of trade in the region as well as political upheaval and crisis caused by famine.... trade, as this would benefit ...


  5. Britain’s Ineffectual Efforts to Suppress the Slave Trade

    Dr Mark Hobbs Great Britain abolished the slave trade in its Empire in 1807, yet not only did... efforts towards its suppression. A flourishing ...


  6. Pearl Diving: Inside the Trade That Shaped the Gulf

    Martin Woodward What was the life of a diver like and how did the trade function? Papers... in the Persian Gulf region. Until comparatively recent ...


  7. The Indigo Trade in the Gulf in the Nineteenth Century

    and traded indigo for many centuries. The vivid blue pigment is produced from the Indigofera genus of plants,... production and trade ...


  8. Twilight of Pearl Trade Sees ‘Slave’ Divers Seek Freedoms

    Dr Mark Hobbs The dramatic decline of the Gulf’s pearling industry during the 1920s and 1930s, saw increasing numbers of pearl divers seek their freedom. ...


  9. Bahrain’s Economy: Buffeted between Pearls and Oil

    economy between the World Wars? By the 1920s, the ancient trade in pearls, though still the foundation... decades? Trade Deficit Some ...


  10. Manumission, Not Abolition: British Mediations over Slavery in the Gulf

    farming. British Attempts to Suppress the Trade Suppression of the slave trade was one of the key... nature of the region’s inhabitants. ...


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