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Author Abū Nūwār, Maʻn, 1922-

Title The Development of Trans-Jordan 1929-1939 : a History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Published New York : Garnet Publishing (UK) Ltd, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (405 pages)
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; Preface; 1 Introduction: A Decade of New Nations; 2 Democratic Infancy; 3 Gratuitous Interference; 4 Tribal War in the Desert; 5 The Rise of the Opposition; 6 Among Arab Neighbours; 7 Amendment of the 1928 Treaty; 8 The 1936-1939 Revolt in Palestine; 9 A Formative Year; 10 On the Brink of the Second World War; 11 Institutional Development; Epilogue; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
Summary Very little has been written about the history of Trans-Jordan between 1929-39, a decade of importance in the history of its struggle for independence and sovereignty, its progress and development, its relations with Palestine and the neighbouring 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 of Trans-Jordan remained very poor however, and the government was supported by a grant-in-aid from the Br
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Subject Jordan -- History -- 1919-1946.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0863724779 (electronic bk.)
9780863724770 (electronic bk.)