The Modern History of Kuwait 1750-1965.

Abu-Hakima, Ahmad Mustafa.

Book ID: 2774

ISBN:      0718902599

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4to. xi, 226 pp., 11 b/w plates, 6 maps, cloth in d/w, biblio, index, previous owner’s inscription verso front cover, small tears to jacket edges, otherwise copy inside clean & in very good condition, Luzac & Co., London, 1983.

Synopsis

Contents: The Rise of Kuwait; Political Situation in the Gulf Prior to the Rise of Al-Sabah; Political & Economic Growth of Kuwait in the Second Half of the 18th Century; The Wahhabis in Eastern Arabia & Their Relations with the Bani Khalid & Kuwait; Growth & Development in Kuwait, 1800-1815; Jabar Ibn ‘Abd Allah and Sabah Ibn Jabir, 1815-1866; Internal Developemnt & External Affairs, 1815-1866; ‘Abd Allah Ibn Sabah Ibn Jabir, 1866-1922; Muhammad Ibn Sabah Ibn Jabir, 11892-1892; Commercial Activities of Kuwait in the 18th & 19th Centuries; Mubarak Ibn Sabah, 1896-1915; Kuwait After Mubarak, 1915-1965;

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