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ISBN: (13) 978-1-85207-845-4
Extent: 8 volumes, 5,000 pages, including map pocket



Editor: A. Burdett
Author:N/A
ISBN: (10) 1-84097-170-
Published: 2000
Paper: Printed on acid free paper
Binding: Library binding with gilt finish
See sample pages: not available




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Resumé

Eight volumes comprising approximately 5000 pages provide a wide-ranging sequence of key historical documents, evidence of the origins and development of the modern city and Emirate of Dubai.
 
This new document collection makes available for study authentic original documents - reproduced in facsimile - including political correspondence and reports, letters to and from the Shaikhs (in Arabic versions wherever available), and maps.
 
The subject matter includes: Ruling Family affairs; rivalries and conflicts with Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and elsewhere; tribal affairs; history of trade, including pearl fisheries; oil development; city development and administration.
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Historical Overview



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Documentary Importance

The Dubai Municipality, conscious of the special status of Dubai as an international commercial and financial centre, requested Archive Editions to research and publish this original new project. Archive Editions has published many significant works including ´Records of the Emirates´ and ´The UAE: Internal Boundaries´ as well as over 70 other document collections on Arab history.
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Arrangement of volumes



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Contents Outline

Contents - the main highlights
 
Volume 1 - 1761-1908
Volume 2 - 1905-1932
Volume 3 - 1930-1940
Volume 4 - 1938-1945
Volume 5 - 1945-1950
Volume 6 - 1950-1955
Volume 7 - 1955-1958
Volume 8 - 1959-1960
Map List: For maps see map pocket at the end of volume 8
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Key documents



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Maps

Maps appear in map pocket at the end of volume 8:

01.       ´Trigonometrical Plan of the Backwater of Debai´
 
02.       Three rough sketches of Dubai, 1910

03.       Map of Dubai/Abu Dhabi boundary dispute, 1949

04.       ´Sketch map of land area of Shaikdom of Sharjah´, showing land boundary with Dubai, 1959

05.       ´Dubai Harbour Proposed Improvements´, c. 1953

06.       Dubai Harbour proposed improvement works, proposed borings, 1956



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Editor's Introduction



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Arabian Boundaries 1961–1965
Arabian Boundary Disputes
Arabian Treaties 1600–1960
Foreign Office Annual Reports from Arabia 1930–1960
Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia
GCC States: National Development Records: Civil Aviation 1920–1962, The
GCC States: National Development Records: Communications & Transport 1860–1960, The
GCC States: National Development Records: Defence in the Gulf States and Saudi Arabia 1920–1960, The
Islands and Maritime Boundaries of the Gulf 1798–1960
Oil Concessions in Five Arab States 1911–1953: Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Trucial States and Oman
Persian Gulf Administration Reports 1873–1957
Persian Gulf and Red Sea Naval Reports 1820–1960
Persian Gulf Gazette and Supplements 1953–1972
Persian Gulf Historical Summaries 1907–1953, The
Persian Gulf Pilot 1864–1932, The
Persian Gulf Précis, The
Persian Gulf Trade Reports 1905–1940, The
Political Diaries of the Arab World: Persian Gulf 1904–1965
Records of the Emirates 1820–1960
Records of the Emirates 1961–1965
Records of the Emirates 1966–1971
Slave Trade Into Arabia 1820–1973, The
Survey of the Shores and Islands of the Persian Gulf 1820–1829
Water Resources in the Arabian Peninsula 1921–1960


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