An account of the British settlement of Aden in Arabia / compiled by Captain F.M. Hunter, F.R.G.S., F.R.A.S. (Bombay Branch), Bombay Staff Corps, Assistant Political Resident, Aden.Material type: TextPublisher: London : Trübner & Company, 1877 [ reprinted 1986]Description: xii, 232 p. : 2 fold. maps. ; 29 cm.Subject(s): Yemen, South | Arabian Peninsula -- CommerceLOC classification: DS247.A2 | H86 1877
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-202) and index.
MAP -- PART I. GEOGRAPHY AND GENERAL ASPECTS : Position, Limits, Area, and Population - Physical Aspects - Harbour - Geological Notes - Climate - Botanical Notes - The inhabited portion of the Peninsula - Water Supply : Wells, Aqueduct, Tanks and Reservoirs, Rain-fall, Condensers, Conveyance, Possible sources of Supply : Toban, Rivers ( Sahiba - Hussan ) , Missana Spring - Improvements under construction - Natural History -- PART II. THE PEOPLL : Population - Different Races - Occupation - Material Condition : Money-lending, Expenditure, Morals - Dress : Arabs, Somalis, Jews, Other Races - Food : Europeans, Arabs, Somalis, Jews, Indians - Domestic Ceremonies : Arabs, Somalis, Jews, Other Races - Religion - Games and Amusements - Ornaments : Arabs, Jews, Somalis and Other Races -- PART III. CHAPTER 1. SUPPLIES : Food Grains : Rice, Jowari, Wheat, Bajri, Pulse, Maize - Fodder - Firewood - Vegetables and Fruits - Domestic Animals : Horse, Camel, Ass, Ox and Cow, Sheep and Goat, Mule, Poultry -- PART III. CHAPTER 11. TRADE AND COMMERCE : Weights and Measures - Currency and Exchange - Communications and Conveyances - Manufactures and Industries : House-Building, Mat and String Making, Weaving and Spinning, Oil Pressing, Lime Burning, Charcoal Burning, Potash Burning, Salt Drying, Dyeing, Distilling, Boat Building, Printing, Manufacture of Soda and Aerated Waters, Photography, Water Condensing, Manufacture of Ice - Map showing Kafilah Routes - Kafilah Routes - Imports and Exports - Principal Articles of Commerce : Coal and Patent Fuel, Coffee, Cotton (Twist and Piece Goods) , Dyes, Feathers, Gums, Hides and Skins, Shells, Silk (Raw) , Silk (Piece Goods) , Spices, Sugar, Tobacco -- PART IV. ADMINISTRATION : System of Administration - Police - Civil and Criminal Justice - Prisons -Municipal System - Land Tenure - Finance - Treasury and Account - Abkari Revenue - Military -Fortifications - Trooping - Marine - Royal Navy and Indian Marine - Medical Aid - Contagious Diseases - Ecclesiastical Arrangements - Education - Post-Office -- PART V. POLITICAL RELATIONS AND HISTORY : The Arab Tribes Government have to deal with at Aden : Abdali, Fadhli, Akrabi, Other Tribes - Chiefs having Political Relations with the Aden Residency, who are entitled to Salutes : Abdali and Fadhli, Makalla and Shehr, Socotra - Somali and other African Tribes - History - Perim - Other British Possessions in the neighbourhood, Massah Islands, Eibat Island, and Kuriah , Muriah Islands -- PART VI. MISCELLANEOUS : Language - Foreign Consuls - Ziarahs, or Visitations and Masjids - Natural Calamities - Wrecks and Casualties - Telegraph - Extract from an Arabic Work relating to Aden -- APPENDIX. A. List of Authorities - B. Aden Act - C. Lighthouses - D. Marine Department-Port Rules.