The Persian Gulf in History

  • Editors
  • Lawrence G. Potter

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

    1. Lawrence G. Potter
      Pages 1-24
  3. Gulf History and Society

  4. The Gulf and the Indian Ocean

  5. The Role of Outsiders

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 205-205
    2. João Teles e Cunha
      Pages 207-234
    3. Willem Floor
      Pages 235-259
    4. Frederick Anscombe
      Pages 261-276
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 311-326

About this book


Exploring the history of the Persian Gulf from ancient times until the present day, leading authorities treat the internal history of the region and describe the role outsiders have played there. The book focuses on the unity and identity of Gulf society and how the Gulf historically has been part of a cosmopolitan Indian Ocean world.


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