Muscat   مسقط

Particularly in the 17th and 18th centuries, Muscat rose to prominence as a trading center of the Western Indian Ocean world.



Short Bibliography:

Badger, George Percy, translator. History of the imāms and seyyids of 'Omān, by Salīl-ibn-Razīk, from A. D. 661-1856. New York: B. Franklin, 1963.

Bennett, Norman Robert. Arab versus European: diplomacy and war in nineteenth-century east central Africa. New York: Africana Publishing Co., 1986.

Bhacker, M. Reda. Trade and empire in Muscat and Zanzibar: roots of British domination. London: Routledge, 1992.

Coupland, Reginald. East Africa and its invaders: from the earliest times to the death of Seyyid Said in 1856. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956.

Joyce, Miriam. The Sultanate of Oman: a twentieth century history. Westport: Praeger, 1995.

al-Maamiry, Ahmed Hamoud. Oman and East Africa. New Delhi: Lancers Publishers, 1979.

Phillips, Wendell. Oman: a history. London: Longmans, 1967.

Riphenburg, Carol J. Oman: political development in a changing world. Westport: Praeger, 1998.

Risso, Patricia. Oman & Muscat: an early modern history. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1986.


Web Resources:

Oman Info World

Muscat Municipality

The Anglo-Omani Treaty of 1800