Contextual essays written as part of the British Library Qatar Foundations Partnership Programme, digitising materials from the India Office Records.
- Diplomacy, Disease and Death: the Story of Georgian Slaves in the Gulf
- German Interests in the Gulf’s Pearling Industry
- Mombasa: Britain’s shortest-lived Protectorate?
- Britain’s ineffectual Efforts to suppress the Slave Trade
- Telegraphs and Typewriters: the Impact of Technology on Bookkeeping at Bushire
- Crime or Punishment: the Cruel Death of a Sailor at Bushire in 1820
- Between Freedom and Slavery: the Employment of runaway Slaves in the Indian Navy
- The Indigo Trade in the Gulf in the Nineteenth Century
- A Demonstration of British Firepower on the Trucial Coast, 1949
- Negotiating the Origins of the Gulf’s Aviation Industry
- George Barnes Brucks and the First English Survey of the Gulf
- British Government resist modernisation of the Pearling Industry