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Oman

Sultanate of Oman
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

HISTORY. Oman was dominated by Portugal from 1507–1649. The Al-Busaid family assumed power in 1749 and have ruled to the present day. The Sultanate of Oman, known as the Sultanate of Muscat and Oman until 1970, is an independent sovereign state, situated in south-east Arabia.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1986

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  • John Paxton

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