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  1. Britain’s ‘interest’ in Bahrain

    Louis Allday A candid exchange between British officials in the 1920s reveals the extent to which Britain had intervened in Bahrain in its own interest. ...


  2. Muscat and the Monsoon

    Dr Francis Owtram The environment has greatly influenced life in the Gulf and Indian Ocean over the centuries. Before the era of steamships, a hugely ...


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

    Dr Mark Hobbs George Barnes Brucks was the first Englishman to survey the Gulf’s coasts in the 1820s. But while Brucks’s charts were quickly replaced ...


  4. Births, Marriages, Deaths: Bahrain’s ‘Order in Council’ in Action

    Dr Mark Hobbs Bahrain’s Order in Council gave the Political Agent the power to, on one hand, issue birth certificates, and on the other, to rule on ...


  5. Galenic Humoral Pathology

    Dr Nahyan Fancy Common household practices such as consuming hot soups and drinks when one has caught a cold are rooted in humoral medicine, which was ...


  6. The Death of Queen Victoria: the Politics of Mourning for the British in the Gulf

    Daniel A. Lowe Upon the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, instructions sent to the Native Agent at Sharjah on how to visibly mourn her death reveal aspects ...


  7. Air Crashes in the Gulf during the Second World War

    Dr Mark Hobbs Britain and its Allies maintained supremacy over the Gulf’s airspace during the Second World War, but mechanical failure could quickly ...


  8. London to Basra in Twenty-Two Days

    Valentina Mirabella In a pre-internet age of slow-travelling news, just how could a message be sent from London to Basra in 22 days? On 20 June 1814, ...


  9. From the Individual to the Archetypal: ‘Abd al-Ghaffār’s Edited Photographic Portraits

    Anna Canby Monk The removal of original backgrounds and inscriptions reveals a tension between the photographers ‘Abd al-Ghaffār and Snouck Hurgronje ...


  10. Priority Air Freight to Serve Bahrain’s First Cinemas

    Valentina Mirabella With the oil industry booming in Bahrain in the early 1930s, BAPCO oil workers, amongst others, lobbied for the first cinemas to be ...


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