Sultan In Oman

Sultan In Oman In the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman southeast of Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Sea was a truly medieval Islamic State shuttered against all progress under the aegis of its traditionalist and aut

  • Title: Sultan In Oman
  • Author: Jan Morris
  • ISBN: 9781900209076
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Paperback
  • In 1955 the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, southeast of Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Sea, was a truly medieval Islamic State, shuttered against all progress under the aegis of its traditionalist and autocratic ruler But it was also nearly the end of an imperial line, for in those days the British Government was still powerful in Arabia Rumors of subversion and the intrigueIn 1955 the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman, southeast of Saudi Arabia on the Arabian Sea, was a truly medieval Islamic State, shuttered against all progress under the aegis of its traditionalist and autocratic ruler But it was also nearly the end of an imperial line, for in those days the British Government was still powerful in Arabia Rumors of subversion and the intrigues of foreign powers mingled with the unsettling smell of oil to propel the sultan on a royal progress across the desert hinterland It was an historic journey the first crossing of the Omani desert by motorcar Jan Morris accompanied His Highness as a professional observer, and was inspired by the experience to write her major work of imperial history The Pax Britannica Trilogy The author of some forty books, Welshman Jan Morris has established herself as one of the great modern travel authors Originally published in 1957 Faber and Faber and now back in print.

    Said bin Sultan, Sultan of Muscat and Oman Early years Said bin Sultan was son of Sultan bin Ahmad, who ruled Oman from to Sultan bin Ahmad died in on an expedition to Basra. Sultan Sultan s l t n Arabic sul n, pronounced s l t n, sol t n is a position with several historical meanings. The Sultan s School The leading bilingual school in Oman Welcome to the website of The Sultan s School, a unique educational institute located on one of the world s largest school campuses, in a truly stunning part of the Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque, Muscat, Oman On the Couch Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque in Muscat, Oman is the only mosque in Muscat that allows visitors Home to the world s second largest chandelier second largest rug. SULTANATE of OMAN Welcome to the Sultanate of Oman leading information resource, find everything you need to know about the people, culture and travel. Sonia Gandhi is richer than Queen Elizabeth and the Sultan Sonia Gandhi is richer than Queen Elizabeth and the Sultan of Oman, claims Huffington Post report The report lists the Congress president as the th richest Culture of Oman history, people, clothing, traditions Identification Although Oman has existed as a distinct nation for several thousand years, the modern state the Sultanate of Oman is a creation of NMC Healthcare Oman Super Speciality Hospital in Muscat NMC Healthcare is a multispecialty hospital in Muscat, Oman Our aim is to provide world class treatment and health care services by the best doctors. Carillion Alawi wins Oman s m Sultan Qaboos Hospital Carillion Alawi has been awarded a m OMR.m contract to work on Oman s Sultan Qaboos Hospital project The company is a joint venture JV between the Sultan Qaboos University H.M.Visits We are proud of this university and than that, we are proud of you in Oman and elsewhere.

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    1. When I was a young boy, the name Oman seemed rather magical as did Muscat, its capital. Along with Bahawalpur, the princely state within the Indian subcontinent & now part of Pakistan, such names were not so much launching points for future travel but places in an album to position colorful stamps. My sense of geography was enhanced via the stamps I collected as a child, many of them sent "on approval" from vendors in New York. It was a curious way to do business & in that long ago perio [...]

    2. Jan Morris's brand of prose-poetical musing has never really been my cup of tea (although it is highly regarded by many people who aren't, for whatever reason, me) but this books treats of a straight-up, if mild, adventure: the Sultan leads a convoy in triumph into his reconquered interior territories and invites Morris along for the ride.It was, and it makes much of the fact, a last chance to indulge old orientalist stereotyping of the old orientalist Arabia before oil money and religious fanat [...]

    3. Could not get through it. Read when I was going to Oman, and when I was in Oman. Mostly found it to be the same thing over and over and was left bored and un-inspired.

    4. Dated, yes, but still a fascinating insight into a period of time when the British Empire was on its last legs and the Gulf States were finding their identity. A quick read, if at times a dense read, but recommended.

    5. James, later Jan, Morris was a very good travel writer, with the ability to understand the fundamental aspects of a country and to distil the essence in her books, so that others can understand the country too. Here she turns her observant and critical eye on Oman, which at the time was a rather backward-looking, tradition-driven state.

    6. Jan Morris does Justice to the beauty, Not alone of the country but also the ever friendly folks! She gives you an insight on How Oman was just waking up from the long slumber and started taking baby-steps towards Modernisation and Development.

    7. Fabulous narrative of travels in a distant time and place. I highly recommend it for anyone planning to travel to Oman in reality or in an armchair.

    8. Absolutely superb piece of timeless travel writing. This book relates a piece of history, as the first transit through the interior of Oman by motor car, from Dhofar to Muscat via Nizwa, Buraimi and Sohar, whilst also creating history as the Sultan of Muscat (and Oman) through this journey unites the country to create what is now Oman.

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