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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. 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 ...


  3. 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 ...


  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. Muscat and the Monsoon

    the centuries. Before the era of steamships, a hugely significant factor affecting life and trade in this region... and Indian Ocean area for ...


  7. 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 ...


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

    the reliance on good relations between the British Resident and the Persian Authorities. In order for trade... Gulf in 1872, the famine was so ...


  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

    is acted over in one or more of the country ships’. Conditions of Employment Resistance to oppression Trade...


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