Anglo-american Support For Jordan: The Career of King Hussein

Hardcover | April 15, 2008

byJoyce, Miriam

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This book focuses on US-UK relations with Jordan for the entire period of King Hussein’s reign, explaining Hussein's successes and failures, while emphasizing the declining influence of London and the rising influence of Washington.

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This book focuses on US-UK relations with Jordan for the entire period of King Hussein’s reign, explaining Hussein's successes and failures, while emphasizing the declining influence of London and the rising influence of Washington.

Miriam Joyce is a Professor of History at Purdue-Calumet.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:April 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023060451X

ISBN - 13:9780230604513

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Table of Contents

The Young King * Managing Defeat * White September * The Murder of Wasfi al-Tall * Seeking Stability * Managing the 1973 War * Relinquishing the Dream * The Final Years

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"Based on British and American documents, and the recollections of former diplomats, this is a useful and informative study of the relationship between the Western powers and Jordan during the reign of King Hussein."
--Nigel Ashton, Senior Lecturer in International History, The London School of Economics and Political Science