International Journal of Middle East Studies

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MAKING YEMEN INDIAN: REWRITING THE BOUNDARIES OF IMPERIAL ARABIA

John M. Willis c1

On 19 January 1839, the South Arabian port town of Aden was bombarded by ships of the Indian Navy and occupied by soldiers of the East India Company. It was the first British colonial acquisition of the Victorian period.

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c1 John M. Willis is Assistant Professor in the Department of History, University of Colorado, Boulder, Boulder, Colo.; e-mail: jwillis@colorado.edu

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