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- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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 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...