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The Arabian Frontier of the British Raj [electronic resource]: Merchants, Rulers, and the British in the Nineteenth-Century Gulf

James Onley
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Language
English
ISBN
9780199228102, 0199228108
Contents
  • Conventions, terminology, and transliteration
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction
  • The subject
  • The sources
  • Overview
  • Empire
  • British India's informal empire and spheres of influence in Asia and Africa
  • British India's residency system in Asia and Africa
  • The origins of the residency system, 1613-1763
  • The politicization and expansion of the residency system, 1764-1947
  • The residency system and Britain's Indian empire
  • Imperialism and the strategy of informal empire
  • The Indian political service (IPS), 1764-1947
  • Early British involvement in the Gulf, 1616-1822
  • Britain's political residency in the Gulf, 1822-1971
  • Britain's native agency in Bahrain, c. 1816-1900
  • Agents of empire
  • British India's native agency system in Asia
  • British India's native agency system in the Gulf
  • British motives for employing native agents
  • Robinson's theory of collaboration
  • The Indian origins of the native agency system
  • The politicization of the native agency system in India and the Gulf
  • Early native agents in the Gulf
  • The establishment of the native agency system in the Gulf
  • Advantages for the British
  • Disadvantages for the British
  • Advantages and disadvantages for the native agents
  • The operation of British India's native agency in Bahrain
  • The agency building
  • The agency's finances and organization
  • The agent's intelligence-gathering duties, c.1816-1900
  • The agent's judicial duties, 1861-1900
  • The agents' political duties, 1872-1900
  • The agents' social duties
  • British India's native agents in Bahrain
  • The banias, c.1816-34
  • The Safar family agents
  • Mirza Muhammad Cali Safar, 1834-42
  • Hajji Jasim (Hajji Abu'l Qasim), 1842-62
  • Hajji Ibrahim bin Muhsin bin Rajab, 1862-4
  • Years of abeyance, 1865-71
  • Hajji Cabd al-Nabi Khan Safar, 1872-84
  • Hajji Ahmad Khan Safar, 1884-91
  • Temporary agents, 1891-3
  • Agha Muhammad Rahim Safar, 1893-1900
  • Hajji Cabbas bin Muhammad bin Fadhil, 1900
  • The native agency staff after 1900
  • Challenges to the agents, 1834-97
  • The decline of British India's native agency system in Bahrain and the Gulf
  • The rift in agent-ruler relations, 1895-1900
  • The agent's conflict between trade and politics, 1897-9
  • The argument for a political agency, 1897-9
  • The transition to a political agency, 1899-1900
  • The Arabian frontier of the Indian empire
  • Appendix A a British India's residency system in Asia and Africa
  • British India's residency system, 1880s
  • Gulf residency organization
  • Gulf residency staff
  • Gulf residency budget
  • Graded officers serving in political residencies, 1877
  • British military establishments in the Gulf
  • Appendix B rulers and residents
  • Rulers of Bahrain
  • Residents in Bushire
  • Agents for the lower Gulf (qishm island)
  • Political residents in the Gulf (Bushire)
  • Political residents in the Gulf (Ras al-Jufair, Bahrain)
  • Governors of Bombay
  • Viceroys of India
  • Appendix C British India's native agents in Bahrain
  • Native agents
  • Native agency staff
  • British-Indian steam navigation Co. agents (Gray Paul & Co.)
  • Merchant grades
  • Appendix D British control : Bahrain v. the Indian states
  • Appendix E Anglo-Bahraini legal obligations and rights.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-337) and index.
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