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5.1: From the Expulsion of the Portuguese from Bahrain in 1602, to the expulsion of the Persians in 1783

5.2: From the foundation of the Bahrain Shaikdom in 1783 to third and last attack on Bahrain by 'Oman and conclusion of peace with latter, 1829

5.3: From the peace with 'Oman in 1829 to the expulsion of 'Abdullah-bin-Ahmad from the Shaikship of Bahrain in 1843

5.4: Rule of Muhammad-bin-Khalifah, 1843-1868

5.5: Rule of 'Ali-bin-Khalifah, 1868-1869

5.6: From 1869

5.Annex 1: Exclusive agreement of 13th March 1892

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“Chapter 5. HISTORY OF BAHRAIN”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 16 January 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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