Aden Under British Rule 1839-1967.

Gavin, R. J.

Book ID: 9301

ISBN:      0903983141


8vo. x, 472 pp., 13 b/w plates, 4 maps, 13 figures, cloth in d/w, notes, appendix, biblio, index, previous owner’s name inscribed verso front & lower cover, otherwise copy clean & in very good condition, C. Hurst & Company, London, first edition, 1975.


This study presents a picture of Aden during the period when its fortunes were determined by British ideas of how it should stand in its world context. It also provides a sketch of the history of South West Arabia in the nineteenth and twentieth century based upon the rich material in the India Office and Aden Residency records.

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