A History of Jordan

Author: Philip Robins

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521598958

Category: History

Page: 243

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Philip Robins traces Jordan's political history from pre-independence to the present day.

The Jordanian-Israeli War, 1948-1951

A History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Author: Maʻn Abū Nūwār

Publisher: Ithaca Press (GB)

ISBN: 9780863722868

Category: Israel

Page: 515

View: 5097

This book explores the history of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan in the years 1948-1951. The only book on the complete history of Jordan during this period to be written by an Arab author, it analyzes the many important events that took place in the Middle East during that time. Special reference is made to the Arab-Israeli War of 1948 and its consequences. The military details of that war, with regard to Jordan, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and the Palestinian Liberation Army, are described here for the first time. The book also explores the first attempt at Arab unity by Jordan and Palestine, and the assassination of King Abdullah, which led to the accession of King Talal to the throne.

The Struggle for Independence 1939-1947

A History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Author: Maʻn Abū Nūwār,Maʼan Abu Nowar

Publisher: ISBS

ISBN: 9780863722837

Category: History

Page: 363

View: 8166

Written by a former deputy prime minister of Jordan and one-time general in the Arab Legion, this book examines the history of this country between the years 1939 and 1947, a vital period in the development of the Amirate of Transjordan. Setting the scene with discussions of the political, economic and social conditions and the country's relation s with neighbouring states, Maan Abu Nowar focuses primarily on the impact of the Second World War and recounts those Anglo-Jordanian relations which led to the termination of the British mandate in 1946 and the founding of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

Im Herzen Beduinin

eine Liebe, die alle Unterschiede überwindet

Author: Marguerite Van Geldermalsen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783442367795


Page: 381

View: 6593

The Modern History of Jordan

Author: Kamal S. Salibi

Publisher: I.B.Tauris

ISBN: 9781860643316

Category: History

Page: 305

View: 7690

Few states in the modern world have had a less promising birth than Jordan. When in 1921 the Hashemite Emir Abdallah was recognized as the ruler of this romantic backwater of the former Ottoman Empire, it was sparsely populated, extremely poor, and widely regarded as ungovernable. Today against all the odds, Jordan has become one of the most prosperous and stable of Middle Eastern countries and a major player in the region's politics. In this political history, Kamal Salibi attempts to explain how this transformation was achieved. The book traces the story of modern Jordan from its origins in the Arab revolt at the end of World War I and the political success of the astute and colourful founder of its ruling dynasty. It includes a detailed examination of the far-reaching implications for Jordan of the Palestinian tragedy and a constantly tense relationship with neighbouring Israel and it shows how King Hussein, the longest surviving ruler in the contemporary Middle East, has guided the country through these difficult times to introduce democracy in 1988.

A Historical Atlas of Jordan

Author: Amy Romano

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9780823939800

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 2865

Maps and text chronicle the history of the "crossroads of the Middle East," from the Stone Age to the present, including Jordan's importance to major world religions and cultures.

The Development of Trans-Jordan 1929-1939

A History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Author: Maʻn Abū Nūwār

Publisher: Ithaca Press

ISBN: 9780863723032

Category: History

Page: 392

View: 5815

Very little has been written about the 1929-1939 history of Trans-Jordan-a decade of importance in the history of its struggle for independence and sovereignty, its progress and development, its relations with Palestine and the neighboring Arab countries, and the new awakening of Arab nationalism. During the 1930s, although still under the mandate of the League of Nations (which was entrusted to Great Britain), Trans-Jordan began to develop an international presence. The people remained very poor however, and the government was supported by a grant-in-aid from the British government. The British Resident in Amman, Col. Henry Cox, used that grant-in-aid as a justification for his financial and political control over the new mandated state, which limited its sovereignty. At this time, Great Britain had the largest empire on earth. Her wealth and power, as well as the survival of her empire, depended mainly on her ability to defend her trade routes with her overseas colonies, protectorates, and mandated territories. The Amir Abdullah Ibn al Husain wanted to take Trans-Jordan back from Great Britain and develop it into an independent state. This book examines the decade of that struggle.

Art and history of Jordan

Author: Rami G. Khouri,Francesca Casule

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788847620100

Category: Travel

Page: 128

View: 9350

Culture and Customs of Jordan

Author: John A. Shoup

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780313336713

Category: Social Science

Page: 131

View: 525

Discusses the history, traditions, culture, religion, media, and arts of Jordan.

12 Rules For Life

Ordnung und Struktur in einer chaotischen Welt - Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben!

Author: Jordan B. Peterson

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641239842

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 2113

Der Nr.1-Bestseller aus den USA: Wie man in einer von Chaos und Irrsinn regierten Welt bei Verstand bleibt! Wie können wir in der modernen Welt überleben? Jordan B. Peterson beantwortet diese Frage humorvoll, überraschend und informativ. Er erklärt, warum wir Kinder beim Skateboarden alleine lassen sollten, welches grausame Schicksal diejenigen ereilt, die alles allzu schnell kritisieren und warum wir Katzen, die wir auf der Straße antreffen, immer streicheln sollten. Doch was bitte erklärt uns das Nervensystem eines Hummers über unsere Erfolgschancen im Leben? Und warum beteten die alten Ägypter die Fähigkeit zu genauer Beobachtung als höchste Gottheit an? Dr. Peterson diskutiert Begriffe wie Disziplin, Freiheit, Abenteuer und Verantwortung und kondensiert Wahrheit und Weisheit der Welt in 12 praktischen Lebensregeln. »12 Rules For Life« erschüttert die Grundannahmen von moderner Wissenschaft, Glauben und menschlicher Natur. Dieses Buch verändert Ihr Leben garantiert!

History of Jordan

Author: Andrew J. Waskey

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780313339844

Category: History

Page: N.A

View: 850

Pernsteiners in America

a history of Jordan and Maria Pernsteiner and their descendants

Author: Florence Pernsteiner Strange

Publisher: N.A


Category: Reference

Page: 276

View: 668

Queen Noor

American-Born Queen of Jordan

Author: Lucia Raatma

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780756515959

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

View: 5142

Describes the life and accomplishments of the queen whose efforts improved the quality of life in Jordan.

King Hussein of Jordan

A Political Life

Author: Nigel Ashton

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 030014251X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 447

View: 3217

A towering figure in the history of Jordan, King Hussein reigned for nearly half a century, from his grandfather's assassination in 1953 to his own death in 1999. In this fascinating biography, Nigel Ashton recounts the eventful life of the king who not only survived but flourished amidst crisis after crisis as ruler of a poor desert nation surrounded by powerful and hostile neighbors. Hussein skillfully navigated complicated relationships with the British, his fellow Arab leaders, the new bordering state of Israel, masses of dispossessed Palestinians within his kingdom, every U.S. president from Eisenhower to Clinton, and every British prime minister from Churchill to Blair. This book illuminates the private man, his key relationships, and his achievements and disappointments as a central player in the tough world of Middle Eastern politics.Ashton has had unique access to King Hussein's private papers, including his secret correspondence with U.S., British, and Israeli leaders, and he has also conducted numerous interviews with members of Hussein's circle and immediate family. The resulting book brings new depth to our understanding of the popular and canny king while also providing new information about the wars of 1967 and 1973, President Reagan's role in the Iran-Contra affair, the evolution of the Middle East peace process, and much more.