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Jordan. Transjordan

  • Jordanby Russell B. Adams

    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...

  • Russia and Latin Americaby Marvin L. Astrada; Félix E. Martín

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 46.67

    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...

  • British Military Intervention and the Struggle for Jordanby Stephen Blackwell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book examines why the government led by Harold Macmillan remained ready to use military force to prop up the regime of King Hussein. Stephen Blackwell provides new historical insights into the origins of the Anglo-American use of military power to protect their interests in the Middle East. more...

  • Tourism and Archaeological Heritage Management at Petraby Douglas C.; Comer

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • King Hussein and the Challenge of Arab Radicalismby Uriel Dann

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 26.99

    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...

  • Jordanby Alan George

    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...

  • Anglo-American Support for Jordanby Miriam Joyce

    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...

  • Jordanian Jerusalemby Kimberly Katz

    UPF 2005; US$ 44.95

    Explores the role of Jerusalem’s holy places in the process of creating a distinct national identity in Jordan from 1948 to 1967. more...

  • From the Wingsby Alec Kirkbride

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 200.00

    First Published in 1976. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Home and Homelandby Linda L. Layne

    Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 29.95

    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...