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Records of the Persian Gulf pearl fisheries, 1857-1962   

  • Product Details

    Product #
    Author(s)
    Burdett, Anita L. P.
    City
    Country
    United Kingdom 
    Language
    English 
    ISBN - Print Edition
    9781852076054 
    ISBN - Digital Edition
    Year - Print Edition
    1995 
    Year - Digital Edition
    Publisher - Print Edition
    Publisher - Digital Edition
    -  
    Platform
    Subject
    History, 19th Century and Earlier
    Subject
    History, 20th-21st Centuries
     
  • Product Details in Original Language

  • Description

    In these three volumes Archive Editions presents documentary evidence of the history, development and decline of the great traditional industry of the Persian Gulf. The geographical coverage of pearling activities, though not evenly spread, extends to Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the former Trucial States and Muscat, and the early trade in the Red Sea. This collection of documents includes and map box containing tables, lists of pearl banks and maps from Kuwait to Ras Tanura and Ras Tanura to Dubai.