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

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


  4. 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 ...


  5. 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 ...


  6. 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 ...


  7. Muscat and the Monsoon

    significant factor affecting life and trade in this region were the winds of the Indian Ocean monsoon.... to trade that in turn led ...


  8. 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 ...


  9. The Political Residency, Bushire

    as a factory, in the Gulf from which to conduct trade with Persia. In 1763, it finally established a base which... the East India Company sought ...


  10. Crime or Punishment? The Cruel Death of a Sailor at Bushire in 1820

    to oppression Trade (Practice) Bushire Power and Politics Iran 1800‒1849 London, British Library, '‘Vol 21...


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