Floor, Willem M.

A political and economic history of five port cities, 1500-1730 / Willem Floor. - Washington, DC : Mage Publishers, 2006. - xviii, 637 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.



Introduction -- The Kingdom of Hormuz : institutions, territory and trade (1500-1622) --The Kingdom of Hormuz : from the arrival of the Portuguese to the Ottoman challenge (1507-1550) -- Basra, the other emporium in the Persian Gulf (1500-1612) -- The Kingdom of Hormuz and the conflict with Safavid Persia (1550-1621) -- Bandar 'Abbas : maritime gateway to Safavid Persia -- From Portuguese to Ya'ariba Masqat (1622-1725) -- Bandar-e Kong, the last Portuguese toehold in the Persian Gulf (1630-1721) -- Basra under Afrasiyab emirs and Ottoman pashas (1600-1730).

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Harbors--History.--Arabian peninsula


Arabian peninsula--Commerce--History.
Hormuz, Strait of--History.

HE559.P47 / F65 2006
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