How did Bahraini Pearl Diving Impact the World?
Latifa Al Khalifa
April 28, 2018
This presentation was on the history of pearl diving in Bahrain and its socio-economic repercussions on the country. The presentation details when pearl diving began and where it prospered, its intricate economic structure, the influence of the British Political Agency and finally
the role women played until pearl diving declined.
Sources & Future References
- BRITISH GOVERNMENT RESIST MODERNISATION OF THE PEARLING INDUSTRY https://www.qdl.qa/en/british-government-resist-modernisation-pearling-industry
- COUNTRY PROFILE: BAHRAIN https://www.qdl.qa/en/country-profile-bahrain
- DIVERS ARE A PEARL’S BEST FRIEND: PEARL DIVING IN THE GULF 1840S–1930S https://www.qdl.qa/en/divers-are-pearl%E2%80%99s-best-friend-pearl-diving-gulf-1840s%E2%80%931930s
- ECONOMY IN TURMOIL: GULF TRADE HIT BY PIRACY AND FAMINE https://www.qdl.qa/en/economy-turmoil-gulf-trade-hit-piracy-and-famine
- FOR THE SAKE OF FREEDOM’: BRITISH WORLD WAR II PROPAGANDA POSTERS IN ARABIChttps://www.qdl.qa/en/%E2%80%98-sake-freedom%E2%80%99-british-world-war-ii-propaganda-posters-arabic
- GERMAN INTERESTS IN THE GULF’S PEARLING INDUSTRY https://www.qdl.qa/en/german-interests-gulf%E2%80%99s-pearling-industry
- IN PICTURES: BAHRAIN’S ANCIENT PEARL FISHING http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-30724681
- PEARL DIVIG IN BAHRAIN http://traveltips.usatoday.com/pearl-diving-bahrain-35430.htm
- PEARL DIVING: INSIDE THE TRADE THAT SHAPED THE GULF https://www.qdl.qa/en/pearl-diving-inside-trade-shaped-gulf
- THESE UAE PEARL FISHING FACTS WILL BRING OUT THE NOSTALGIC IN YOU https://stepfeed.com/these-uae-pearl-fishing-facts-will-bring-out-the-nostalgic-in-you-1198
- TOB YA BAHAR (SONG) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxMhhGMubi4&t=177s
- TWILIGHT OF PEARL TRADE SEES ‘SLAVE’ DIVERS SEEK FREEDOMS https://www.qdl.qa/en/twilight-pearl-trade-sees-%E2%80%98slave%E2%80%99-divers-seek-freedoms
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