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Sib, Treaty of (1920)

SIB, TREATY OF (1920)

Treaty between the sultanate and imamate in Oman.

A British-mediated undertaking signed 25 September 1920, by the rival sultanate and imamate governments in Oman. Ending seven years of warfare, it recognized both regimes' mutual autonomy and initiated a peace lasting until 1955. Subsequently, it was used unsuccessfully to justify the creation of a fully independent imamate in Oman's interior.

Bibliography

Landen, Robert G., Oman since 1856: Disruptive Modernization in a Traditional Arab Society. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press 1967.

robert g. landen

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