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Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part II

Mirza Firuz Shah

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Subject:

History

Subclass:

Colonial Civilization

Subject Era:

Author:

J G Lorimer

Volume:

1

Edition:

-

Year:

1915

Publisher and Place:

Calcutta : Superintendent Government Printing, India,

Languages:

English

ISBN 10|13:

185964127X|978-1859641279

Royal Mughal Ref:

ARC-1000001-2059

Description

This volume is Volume I, Part II (Historical) of the Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, ’Omān and Central Arabia (Government of India: 1915), compiled by John Gordon Lorimer and completed for press by Captain L Birdwood. The word Gazetteer was intended as handbook for British policy makers and agents in the area. Part II contains an 'Introduction' (pages i-iii) written by Birdwood in Simla, dated 10 October 1914, 'Table of Chapters, Annexures, Appendices and Genealogical Tables' (pags v-viii), and 'Detailed Table of Contents'(ix-cxxx). These are also found in Volume I, Part IA of the Gazetteer (IOR/L/PS/20/C91/1). Part II consists of three chapters:
• 'Chapter X. History of ’Arabistān' (pages 1625-1775);
• 'Chapter XI. History of the Persian Coast and Islands' (pages 1776-2149);
• 'Chapter XII. History of Persian Makrān' (pages 2150-2203).
The chapters are followed by nineteen appendices:
• 'Appendix A: Meteorology and Health in the Persian Gulf' (pages 2205-2211);
• 'Appendix B: Geology of the Persian Gulf' (pages 2212-2219);
• 'Appendix C: The Pearl and Mother-of-Pearl Fisheries of the Persian Gulf' (pages 2220-2293);
Appendix D: Date Production and the Date Trade in the Persian Gulf Region' (pages
2294-2307);
• 'Appendix E: Fisheries of the Persian Gulf' (pages 2308-2318);
• 'Appendix F: Sailing Craft of the Persian Gulf' (pages 2319-2332);
• 'Appendix G: Transport Animals and Livestock of the Persian Gulf Region' (pages
2333-2348);
• 'Appendix H: Religions and Sects of the Persian Gulf Region' (pages 2349-2385);
• 'Appendix I: Western Christianity and Missions in the Persian Gulf Region' (pages
2386-2399);
• 'Appendix J: The Telegraphs of the Persian Gulf in their relation to the Telegraph
Systems of Persia and Turkey' (pages 2400-2438);
• 'Appendix K: Mail Communications and the Indian Post Office in the Persian Gulf' (pages
2439-2474);
• 'Appendix L: The Slave Trade in the Persian Gulf Region' (pages 2475-2516);
• 'Appendix M: Epidemics and Sanitary Organization in the Persian Gulf Region' (pages
2517-2555);
• 'Appendix N: The Arms and Ammunition Traffic in the Gulfs of Persia and ’Omān' (pages
2556-2593);
• 'Appendix O: The Imperial Persian Customs' (pages 2594-2625);
• 'Appendix P: Cruise of His Excellency Lord Curzon, Viceroy of India, in the Persian Gulf
[1903]' (pages 2626-2662);
• 'Appendix Q: British and Foreign Diplomatic Political; and Consular Representation in
the Countries Bordering on the Persian Gulf' (pages 2663-2699);
• 'Appendix R: Book References' (pages 2700-2736)
• 'Appendix S: Explanation of the System of Transliteration' (pages 2737-2741).

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