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- Springer 2011; US$ 39.99
Once visited only by the cognoscenti of the ancient world, over the last decade Petra has drawn almost a million visitors in some years. Petra burst into popular consciousness with the release of enormously popular motion picture "Raiders of the Lost Ark" in 1981. Moviegoers all over the world were introduced to some of the spectacular scenic... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 45.00
Today, extensive interconnected global processes provide non-state actors with a degree of agency that a 'System of States' paradigm cannot account for alone. Using Russia-Latin America relations as a case study and applying a Complex Adaptive Systems perspective, this work explores alternative international mechanisms of order and organization. more...
- Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 49.95
Jordan: An Archaeological Reader provides a detailed survey of the human occupation of Jordan from the Palaeolithic through to the end of the Ottoman period. The volume is introduced by a brief history of the development of archaeology in Jordan and an overview of the evolving landscape and environment of the country, followed by fifteen chapters... more...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 35.00
When the young Hussein became the King of Jordan in 1953, conventional wisdom held that his days were numbered. As the embodiment of the socially conservative, pro-Western Jordanian state, he seemed little able to stand up to the rising forces of pan-Arab radicalism. Yet Hussein and the Jordanian monarchy have not only endured, they have thrived, and... more...
- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 109.99
A study of the six-year period in modern Jordanian political history when the Hashemite kingdom was in crisis. Based on interviews and archival resources, it provides an examination of the early years of King Hussein's rule, when power rested in the hands of the King's advisors. more...
- Zed Books 2005; US$ 31.95
Jordan has played a bigger role in Middle Eastern affairs than its size and economy might warrant, due to its huge Palestinian population, its strategic location between Israel, the West Bank, Syria and Iraq, and its uniquely close relationship with successive British and US administrations. Drawing on numerous visits to the country and interviews... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1991; US$ 200.00
Jordan occupies centre stage in both Middle Eastern and Arabic politics, yet the kingdom itself is comparatively under-researched. This volume contains contributions from some of Jordan's most respected academics in the field of geography, economics and political science. A number of international specialists in Jordan have also made valuable contributions.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 19.00
The first major account of the life of an extraordinary soldier and statesman, King Hussein of Jordan. Throughout his long reign (1953?1999), Hussein remained a dominant figure in Middle Eastern politics and a consistent proponent of peace with Israel. For over forty years he walked a tightrope between Palestinians and Arab radicals on the one hand... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
Jordan?s peace treaty with Israel was unique as it bore the promise of what was termed a "warm" peace between the two warring countries. With legitimacy provided by Madrid and Oslo, hopes for "true" peace, as the Israelis would describe it, were high. This book explores the Jordanian-Israeli relations from a Jordanian perspective, focusing on the... more...