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  1. 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 ...


  2. A Brief History of the English East India Company 1600–1858

    of London merchants, which in 1600 had been granted a royal charter conferring the monopoly of English trade... known as ‘factors’ were left ...


  3. How the American Civil War Caused a Boom in Cotton in Persia

    Authorities. In order for trade to be encouraged, taxes and duties had to be kept at reasonable rates.... in 1872, the famine was so severe that ...


  4. The British in the Gulf: an Overview

    region, which began in the seventeenth century, was driven by the development of trade and commercial... to political rule enforced by its own ...


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

    the status quo of the chiefs, to exclude foreign influence, and to root out the slave trade’. Guy’s... topography, and the trade ...


  6. German Interests in the Gulf’s Pearling Industry

    That influence reached as far as Persia and the Arabian Peninsula, via the steamships that plied their trade from... an economy that was falling ...


  7. Country Profile: United Arab Emirates

    basic re-export trade, fishing and pearling. Oil exports from Abu Dhabi commenced in 1962. In 1968,...


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

    trading and pearl fishing ports on the Gulf. Very little remains of Zubarah now, having been long since...


  9. Colonial Knowledge: Lorimer’s Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia

    various subjects, ranging from pearl fisheries to the slave trade. It also contains information pertinent...


  10. Important Work: The British 1820 Survey that Charted the Gulf for the First Time

    and recorded the geology, the centres of trade, as well as the tribal and religious affiliations...


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