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Britain and the Gulf Shaikhdoms, 1820-1971: The Politics of Protection
(Center for International and Regional Studies, 2009)
This article examines Britain’s protection of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, the Trucial States (United Arab Emirates), and Oman during the era of British hegemony in the region: 1820–1971. It argues that Britain’s role as guardian ...
Society in the Persian Gulf: Before and After Oil
(Center for International and Regional Studies, 2017-11-01)
This essay takes as its focus society in the Persian Gulf over the long term, both before and after oil. In order to understand the transitions society has gone through, it is necessary to review the region’s historical ...