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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 26.99
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...