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

    Gulf 1862–72, witnessed rapid expansion in the value of trade in the region as well as political... Pelly’s priorities was to increase trade, ...


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

    Dr Mark Hobbs Gulf History Specialist, British Library Great Britain abolished the slave trade... century, it flourished amid ineffectual British ...


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

    and strategic interests in the Gulf grew over time, it was initially a matter of textile trading with Persia... interests in the Gulf grew over ...


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

    of the trade, British colonial records cast light on the state of the ancient trade in Frankincense... are inscribed as UNESCO World ...


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

    for a year. Human civilisation has manufactured and traded indigo for many centuries. The vivid blue pigment... production and trade ...


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

    the trade function? Papers in the India Office Records provide some fascinating clues. Pearl fishing... comparatively recent times the trade ...


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

    the British able to plan for its reconstruction and fortification, thereby facilitating trade and other... neglected wells and a ruined aqueduct. ...


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

    IOR/R/15/1/204 London, British Library, '‘File 5/104 II,III Miscellaneous slave trade correspondence’'...


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

    on hold, what drove Bahrain’s economy between the World Wars? By the 1920s, the ancient trade in pearls,... of Bahrain’s economy in the two ...


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

    industries: pearl fishing and date farming. British Attempts to Suppress the Trade Suppression of the slave trade was one of the key ...


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