A Colonial Legacy: The Dispute over the Islands of Abu Musa, & the Greater & Lesser Tumbs

A Colonial Legacy: The Dispute over the Islands of Abu Musa, & the Greater & Lesser Tumbs

by Farhang Mehr
     
 

This book deals with the legal status of the three islands of Abu Musa, and the Greater and Lesser Tumbs. The matter is complex, particulary because material facts and evidence, relating to a very short span of time in the nineteenth century, are ambiguous and debatable. Hence, clarification of the material facts and the choice of applicable law form the crux of

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This book deals with the legal status of the three islands of Abu Musa, and the Greater and Lesser Tumbs. The matter is complex, particulary because material facts and evidence, relating to a very short span of time in the nineteenth century, are ambiguous and debatable. Hence, clarification of the material facts and the choice of applicable law form the crux of the present study. This is a multi-disciplinary study, dealing with geography, history, economics, politics, international relations and law.

Editorial Reviews

Augustus Richard Norton
...a splendid and sure-handed history of the disputes surrounding three strategically placed islands in the Persian Gulf...a unique reference for any policymaker or scholar wishing to navigate the complex diplomatic history of Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tumbs.
Mohammad Hemmasi
...a valuable contribution and an excellent reference.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761808770
Publisher:
University Press of America
Publication date:
09/25/1997
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.36(w) x 8.42(h) x 0.57(d)

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Augustus Richard Norton
...a splendid and sure-handed history of the disputes surrounding three strategically placed islands in the Persian Gulf...a unique reference for any policymaker or scholar wishing to navigate the complex diplomatic history of Abu Musa and the Greater and Lesser Tumbs.
Mohammad Hemmasi
...a valuable contribution and an excellent reference.

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