Book 2009

The Persian Gulf in History

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ISBN: 978-0-230-61282-2 (Print) 978-0-230-61845-9 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-24

      Introduction

  3. Gulf History and Society

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 25-25

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      Pages 27-56

      The Archaeology and Early History of the Persian Gulf

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      Pages 57-70

      The Persian Gulf in Late Antiquity: The Sasanian Era (200–700 c.e.)

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      Pages 71-87

      The Gulf in the Early Islamic Period: The Contribution of Archaeology to Regional History

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      Pages 89-104

      The Kings of Hormuz: From the Beginning until the Arrival of the Portuguese

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      Pages 105-127

      Boom and Bust: The Port of Basra in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

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      Pages 129-145

      The Arab Presence on the Iranian Coast of the Persian Gulf

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      Pages 147-159

      Gulf Society: An Anthropological View of the Khalijis—Their Evolution and Way of Life

  4. The Gulf and the Indian Ocean

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 161-161

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      Pages 163-171

      The Cultural Unity of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean: A Longue Durée Historical Perspective

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      Pages 173-188

      The Persian Gulf and the Swahili Coast: A History of Acculturation over the Longue Durée

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      Pages 189-203

      India and the Gulf: Encounters from the Mid-Sixteenth to the Mid-Twentieth Centuries

  5. The Role of Outsiders

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 205-205

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      Pages 207-234

      The Portuguese Presence in the Persian Gulf

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      Pages 235-259

      Dutch Relations with the Persian Gulf

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      Pages 261-276

      The Ottoman Role in the Gulf

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      Pages 277-293

      Britain and the Gulf: At the Periphery of Empire

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      Pages 295-310

      The United States and the Persian Gulf in the Twentieth Century

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 311-326