A First Edition Authoritative Guide on the Subject of the Persian Gulf and Britain, Signed by Author
Item Number: 14481
Briton Cooper Busch
BUSCH, Briton Cooper. Britain and the Persian Gulf, 1894-1914. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1967. 22 x 14 cm (inches). XIV, 432 pp. Original Cloth with illustrated dust jacket.
A First Edition authoritative guide on the subject of the Persian Gulf and Britain, signed and inscribed by author, Dr. Briton Cooper Busch. This account details the competing European claims for influence in the region and Turkish attempts to challenge foreign powers and to assert influence in the Bahrain-Qatar area. Contents include: The Persian Gulf in the 1890s./ The French Challenge in Oman, 1894-1899./ The Rise of the Kuwait Question, 1896-1899./ The Russian Danger./ Bahrain and the Hasa-Qatar Coast, 1895-1905./ Oman and the Question of the French Flag, 1899-1905./ Kuwait and the Baghdad Railway, 1899-1905./ Toward a Positive Policy, 1900-1905./ Oman and the Arms trade, 1905-1914./ Kuwait and Anglo-Turkish Relations, 1905-1914./ Britain, Russia, and Germany in the Gulf, 1905-1914./ Conclusion: Two Decades of Gulf Diplomacy. Dust jacket slightly rubbed and torn. Otherwise in very good condition.