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The land and people of Jordan

Author: Paul W Copeland
Publisher: New York : Lippincott, ©1965.
Series: Portraits of the nations series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An introduction to the geography, people, history, cities, and religions of Jordan, a constitutional monarchy in the Arab Middle East.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul W Copeland
OCLC Number: 1337445
Description: 160 pages : illustrations, map portraits ; 21 cm.
Contents: The land of Jordan --
The people of Jordan --
Jericho: most ancient of cities --
Petra and the Nabateans --
Jerash: Roman, Christian, Byzantine --
The dome of the rock --
Kerak and the crusaders --
Islam: the five pillars --Transjordan: the Arab revolt --
The Arab legion --
The Arab legion at war --
The Hashemite kingdom of Jordan --
Hussein: prince and king --
Amman the capital --
Tents: black and brown --
Jerusalem the religious capital --
The Dead Sea scrolls --
Bethlehem and other cities --
Towns and villages --
Holidays and recreation --
Projects and plans --
Today and tomorrow.
Series Title: Portraits of the nations series.
Responsibility: by Paul W. Copeland.

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An introduction to the geography, people, history, cities, and religions of Jordan, a constitutional monarchy in the Arab Middle East.

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