The Persian Gulf - Routledge Library Editions: Iran (Hardback)Arnold Wilson (author)
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This volume records the history of the Persian Gulf from the very earliest records until the 1920s. It records the rise and fall of ancient Empires and discusses the rule of Turks and Arabs. It chronicles the Western maritime nations - the Portuguese, Dutch, French and British - outstrip one another in trade and influence.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 340
Weight: 658 g
Dimensions: 235 x 159 mm
'The style is readable throughout, the documentation full, and it would hardly be possible to find in any other compilation the same volume of regional-historical information about this vitally interesting area.' Petroleum Times
'Most fascinating reading...it embodies a lifetime of scholarly research and a profound knowledge.' Trident
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