Kuwait: Social Change in Historical Perspective

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Index
Abd al-Aziz, Husayn, 32, 36
Abdullah, Sheikh ( 1762-1812), 35, 42, 43
Abdullah, Sheikh ( 1866-1892), 35, 45
Abdullah al-Salim, Sheikh ( 1950-1965), 72, 76, 82
Abu Hakima, Ahmad, 30, 37, 43
Agriculture, 22, 25, 60, 113
Agricultural Institute, 139
Ahl Musallam, rulers of Qatar, 20
Ahmed al-Jabir, Sheikh, and Uqair Conference, 70, 71; and Consultative Council, 72; and People's Legislative Council, 76; and oil negotiations, 78; death of, 81; and Arab nationalism, 185n.36
Al-Adsani, and People's Legislative Council, 77
Jabir al-Ahmad al-Sabah, prime minister: and foreign investment policy, 98; and oil pricing, 90-91
Al Awazim, tribe, 25
Al Ghanim, Shiyan, resignation of, 185n.39
Al-Ghanim, Muhammad bin Shahin, 185n.39
Al-Ibrahim, Yusuf ibn Abdullah, and Mubarak, 47
Al-Jalaahmeh, pearl merchants, 22, 28
Al-Khalifah, 22; migration of, 28-29, 179n.18, capture of Bahraih, 29
Al-Kuwayt, Dalil, 43
Al-Maadaw, Utbi tribe, 22
Al-Qinaie: and Bani Utub, 21; and Kuwait City, 22; and pearl divers, 34
Al-Qutlah al-Wataniyah ( The National Bloc), 73
Al-Rashaida, tribe, 25
Al-Rushaid, Abd al-Aziz: and boat building, 24; and Kuwait City, 22; and Mubarak, 55; and pearling, 58; and occupation of Basra, 59
Al-Sabah, Salem, Kuwaiti Ambassador to the United States, 90
Al-Sabah, Utbi tribe, 22
Al-Saud, Abd al-Aziz, future ruler of Saudi Arabia, 50-51
Al-Shamlan, Sayf Marzouk, and Sabah family, 27, 35, 184n.33
Al-Taliah, Kuwaiti newspaper, 89
Amin, Samir: Accumulation on a World Scale, 7; and capitalism, 3, 8
Anglo-Turkish Convention of 1913, 69
Animal husbandry, 60
Anizah tribe, and Bani Utub emigration, 20
Anti-British sentiment. See Arab nationalism
Arabia, Central, Wahabi unification of, 22
Arabia, Saudi. See Saudi Arabia
Arabian tribes, migrations of, 178n.4
Arab-Israeli war, 89, 90, 95, 144
Arab League, and U.N., 82
Arab nationalism, 8, 56, 69, 77, 123, 151, 184n.35; and American intervention, 144; goals of, 125; in Iraq, 71; and National Assembly, 154; suppression of, 153
Arab Planning Institute, 139
Arms flow, 52-53
Baharina, boat builders, 24, 26, 178n.7
Bahrain, pearl banks, 28, 29
Bandar Abbas, Persian port, 37
Bani Kaab Arabs, 44, 45
Bani Khalid tribes, 21, 27
Bani Utub: as boat captains, 26; emigration of, 20-22; history of, 178n.3; independence of, 27; in Kuwait, 22-24, 37; merchants, 47, 55, 56-58, 59; in Qatar, 178n.7
Banking, 98

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