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Records of Jordan 1919–1965

Records of Jordan 1919–1965
14 Volume Hardback Set


Cambridge Archive Editions
  • Date Published: July 2019
  • availability: Available in limited markets only
  • format: Multiple copy pack
  • isbn: 9781788065689

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  • The definitive document collection comprising some 10,000 pages of detailed British Government records on Jordanian relations with neighbour states providing invaluable background for study of the modern Middle East. Records of Jordan 1919–1965 provides documentary evidence of key events and issues in the first forty-five years of Jordanian history including: the creation of Transjordan; the formation of boundaries with Syria and Iraq; boundaries with Hijaz and Nejd and relations with Ibn Saud; the reigns of Abdullah and Talal, and later the reign of King Hussein; post-war relations with Arab states, US and Britain; the relationship between King Hussein and President Nasser; the status of Jerusalem; Jordan Valley water problems; concerns with the Baghdad Pact, the Arab League and the United Nations; the role of King Hussein in the Arab-Israel conflict; issues concerning the creation of the PLO; regular detailed information on King Hussein´s administration and personal survival.

    • Provides key historical primary source documents from British archive sources
    • Previously unknown or fragmented material is now available in a coherent collection
    • Jordan is unusual in the Middle East - a key country accepting refugees from the Arab-Israeli war in the 1960s - this title will provide some perspective on the more recent waves of refugees who have taken refuge in Jordan
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    Product details

    • Date Published: July 2019
    • Format: Multiple copy pack
    • Isbn: 9781788065689
    • Length: 10000 pages
    • Dimensions: 360 x 690 x 230 mm
    • Weight: 22.87kg
    • Availability: Available in limited markets only
  • Table of Contents

    Volume 1. 1919–1922
    Volume 2. 1923–1926
    Volume 3. 1927–1932
    Volume 4. 1932–1939
    Volume 5. 1939–1947
    Volume 6. 1948–1950
    Volume 7. 1950–1953
    Volume 8. 1953–1955
    Volume 9. 1955–1956
    Volume 10. 1956–1958
    Volume 11. 1958–1960
    Volume 12. 1960–1962
    Volume 13. 1962–1963
    Volume 14. 1963–1965.

  • Editor

    J. Priestland

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