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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 45.95
Created as a mechanism for maintaining British influence through a local patron, Jordan?s future never looked certain. Nevertheless, under the leadership of the Hashemite monarchy led by Abdullah and then his grandson Hussein, the Kingdom of Jordan became a permanent feature on the map of the modern Middle East. Under the rule of King Abdullah... more...
- BRILL 2008; US$ 188.00
Textual and archaeological sources are employed to reconstruct the history of Karak in Jordan, 1100-1650 CE. The book establishes the ways in which the construction of a major castle at Karak affected the town and the surrounding rural hinterland. more...
- Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 27.00
In this provocative examination of collective identity in Jordan, Linda Layne challenges long-held Western assumptions that Arabs belong to easily recognizable corporate social groups. Who is a "true" Jordanian? Who is a "true" Bedouin? These questions, according to Layne, are examples of a kind of pigeonholing that has distorted the reality of Jordanian... more...
- University Press of America 2010; US$ 29.99
This sociological study explores refugee camps in Jordan, where refugees of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict share their plight and narrative of the Nakbeh (Catastrophe) of 1948. This book does not propose solutions; rather, it highlights the human side of the Palestinian trauma and the urgent need for a just solution. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
Within two years of their abortive invasion of the Suez Canal zone in 1956, British troops once again intervened in a major Middle Eastern country. The Jordan intervention of July 1958 took place despite the steady decline of the British position in the country over the previous three years. This book examines why the government led by Harold Macmillan... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1996; US$ 160.00
When in 1921 the British created the 'Amirate of Transjordan' for Abdallah to rule, the barren and desolate region he was given made him concentrate almost from the start on Palestine for an expansionist drive that was to underpin the legitimacy of the kingdom he craved and lend lustre to the crown he coveted. Analyzing Abdallah's strategies vis-a-vis... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 112.00
Using new archival material, Lawrence Tal examines how Jordan remained stable during the volatile period between 1955 and 1967. Tal asserts that Jordan's security was due primarily to the cohesion of its National Security Establishment, a ruling coalition of security and foreign policy professionals that included the monarchy, the political elite and... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 95.00
This book focuses on US-UK relations with Jordan for the entire period of King Hussein's reign, explaining Hussein's successes and failures, while emphasizing the declining influence of London and the rising influence of Washington. more...