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From Abdullah to Hussein : Jordan in Transition.

Author: Robert B Satloff
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Named Person: Hussein, King of Jordan; Hussein, King of Jordan
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert B Satloff
ISBN: 9780195359848 0195359844
OCLC Number: 466425104
Description: 1 online resource (268 pages)
Contents: Contents; Notes on Transliteration and Usage; Introduction: The Passing of an Era Already Past; 1 A Kingdom Without a King; 2 Kingpins, Kingmakers, and Would-be Kings; 3 The Short Unhappy Reign of King Talal; 4 Abu'l Huda in Command; 5 From Liberty to License; 6 Abu'l Huda's Last Hurrah; 7 Hussein and the Baghdad Pact; 8 Charting a New Course; 9 The Kingdom Unraveled; 10 The Kingdom Restored; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.

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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.

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