Topic: British Policy towards Trucial States
Paper type: Research Paper
Number of soruces: 3
Language: English (U.S.)
You need to find a primary resource regarding the British policy in Trucial State: Introduce it and explain its historical relevance. You need to find a primary resource and write your reflection about it to reflect a social, economic or political aspect that happened before 1971 in UAE. (300 words) What are primary sources: they are factual, not analysis or interpretation Original first-hand account of an event or time period. Documents written or made during or close to the time of the event Examples of a primary source: Original documents such as diaries, speeches, manuscripts, letters, interviews, records, eyewitness accounts, autobiographies. Where you can find examples of primary sources: the best way when you google for search look firstly on library and archives sites Example of Library Sources: • Zayed University Library https://www.zu.ac.ae/main/en/library/index.aspx • Times of London Digital Archives • New York Times Digital Archives
The British government gave a team if tribal groups found in south-eastern Arabia a name known as Trucial state. They were Trucial Sheikhdoms, Trucial Coast, Trucial Oman and the Trucial States of the Coast of Oman. This name was derived from the territories where their sheiks had signed treaties meant for protection also known as truce as therefore Trucial (Crouzet, 2019). These Sheikhdoms were allies with the United Kingdom through several treaties starting with General Maritime and Perpetual Maritime Truce made in 1853. In 1892, they finally entered into an exclusive agreement with the United Kingdom and as a result, they were put under British protection. However, this protection was under unclear ...