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Arabian Frontier of the British Raj Merchants, Rulers, and the British in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf

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ISBN-10: 0199228108

ISBN-13: 9780199228102

Edition: 2007

Authors: James Onley

List price: $240.00
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The Arabian Frontier of the British Raj is a study of one of the most forbidding frontier zones of Britain's Indian Empire. The Gulf Residency, responsible for Britain's relationship with Eastern Arabia and Southern Persia, was part of an extensive network of political residencies that surrounded and protected British India. Based on extensive archival research in both the Gulf and Britain, this book examines how Britain's Political Resident in the Gulf and his very small cadre of British officers maintained the Pax Britannica on the waters of the Gulf, protected British interests throughout the region, and managed political relations with the dozens of Arab rulers and governors on both…    
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Book details

List price: $240.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/10/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 368
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.50" long x 0.94" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

British India's Informal Empire and Spheres of Influence in Asia and Africa
British India's Native Agency System in Asia
The Operation of British India's Native Agency in Bahrain
British India's Native Agents in Bahrain
The Decline of British India's Native Agency System in Bahrain and the Gulf
Conclusion: The Arabian Frontier of the Indian Empire