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The Persian Gulf (RLE Iran A)
     

The Persian Gulf (RLE Iran A)

by Arnold Wilson
 

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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.

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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.

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'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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415608497
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/29/2011
Series:
Routledge Library Editions: Iran Series
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

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