The Creation of Qatar.

Zahlan, Rosemarie Said.

Book ID: 10902

ISBN:      0856645842

£45.00

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8vo. 160 pp., 2 maps, cloth in d/w, biblio, index, copy in very good condition, Routledge, London, first edition, 1979.

Synopsis

Contents: 1. Introduction — 2. Bahrain and the Al-Khalifah, 1766-1820 — 3. Transition to autonomy, 1820-1913 — 4. The seeds of independence, 1872-1916 — 5. The treaty of 1916 and its aftermath — 6. The preliminary oil concession, 1935 — 7. Territorial disputes : Saudi Arabia and Bahrain — 8. Socio-economic foundations : portents for development — 9. Announcement of statehood — 10. Social welfare — 11. Prospects for the future : year 2000.

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