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


Treaties with Britain of 1882 and 1892 were replaced by a treaty of friendship which was signed on 15 Aug. 1971. Under the earlier treaties Britain had been responsible for Bahrain’s defence and foreign relations. On the same day the State of Bahrain declared its independence.

Dawlat al Bahrayn


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Further Reading

  1. Rumaihi, M. G., Bahrain: Social and Political Change since the First World War. New York and London, 1976Google Scholar
  2. Unwin, P. T. H., Bahrain. [Bibliography]. London and Santa Barbara, 1984Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1989

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