12.1: Makrān during the 17th and 18th century
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Makrān under the Maliks, early in the 17th century.

In or about the year 1613, the last ruler of the dynasty of "Maliks," who had been the local Governors of Makrān for many generations, came into power. It is probable that the authority of this family did not extend so far westward as the Jāshk district; but Gwādar, now included in the 'Omān Sultanate, was, at the…

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“12.1: Makrān during the 17th and 18th century”, in: Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman and Central Arabia Online, Edited by: Brill. Consulted online on 20 July 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2405-447X_loro_COM_001201>
First published online: 2015

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