The Persian Gulf in History
Edited by Lawrence G. Potter
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Persian Gulf in History by Lawrence G. Potter
Book DescriptionExploring the history of the Persian Gulf from ancient times until the present day, leading authorities treat the internal history of the region and describe the role outsiders have played there. The book focuses on the unity and identity of Gulf society and how the Gulf historically has been part of a cosmopolitan Indian Ocean world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781403972453
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 19-May-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Lawrence G. Potter
Persian Gulf in Modern Times, Hardback (December 2014)
This book explores the historiography, ports, and peoples of the Persian Gulf over the past two centuries, offering a more inclusive history of the region than previously available. Restoring the history of minority communities which until now have been silenced, the book provides a corrective to the 'official story' put forward by modern states.
Sectarian Politics in the Persian Gulf, Paperback (January 2014)
Sunni-Shia relations in the GCC countries are analysed by the contributors in the wake of recent protests in Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and elsewhere.
Persian Gulf in History, Paperback (May 2010)
An informative edited volume that surveys the history of the Persian Gulf from ancient times to the present day. Chapters by leading authorities summarize the internal history of the region and highlight the role outsiders, including the Portuguese, Dutch, Ottomans, British and Americans, have played there.
Iran, Iraq and the Legacies of War, Paperback (March 2008)» View all books by Lawrence G. Potter
Provides insight into the background to the war of the 1980s, covering both the history and the issues, and the legacies of that war. This book covers central issues such as how each side has sought to use opposition groups in the other state to weaken it, ethnic divisions, and the role of outside states (especially the United States).
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Author Biography - Lawrence G. Potter
LAWRENCE G. POTTER is Deputy Director of Gulf/2000 and Adjunct Associate Professor of International Affairs at Columbia University, USA.
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