New PDF release: History of Oman: Government, Politics, Economy, Society,

By Bonna Walter

ISBN-10: 1535435275

ISBN-13: 9781535435277

Oman heritage. As a local advertisement energy within the 19th century, Oman held territories at the island of Zanzibar off the coast of East Africa, in Mombasa alongside the coast of East Africa, and until eventually 1958 in Gwadar (in present-day Pakistan) at the coast of the Arabian Sea. while its East African possessions have been misplaced, Oman withdrew into isolationism within the southeast nook of the Arabian Peninsula. one other of the gulf states with long-standing ties to the British, Oman grew to become very important within the British-French competition on the finish of the eighteenth century, whilst Napoleonic France challenged the British Empire for keep an eye on of the alternate routes to the East. even though nominally an absolutely self sufficient sultanate

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