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Jordan. Transjordan

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Fortress of the Ravenby Marcus Milwright

    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...

  • From Abdullah to Husseinby Robert B. Satloff

    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...

  • 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...

  • Global Security Watch?Jordanby W. Andrew Terrill

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 50.00

    This insightful study explores how a small state with limited economic resources has played an important role in vital, ongoing Middle Eastern political and security controversies. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jordanby Beverley Milton-Edwards; Peter Hinchcliffe

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    This volume, intended for both academic and general readers, offers an up to date overview of the history, politics and economics of Jordan and its role in a region disfigured by the Arab-Israeli conflict. more...