Lion of Jordan
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 09/09/2008 - 400 من الصفحات
The first major account of the life of an extraordinary soldier and statesman, King Hussein of Jordan.
Throughout his long reign (1953—1999), Hussein remained a dominant figure in Middle Eastern politics and a consistent proponent of peace with Israel. For over forty years he walked a tightrope between Palestinians and Arab radicals on the one hand and Israel on the other. Avi Shlaim reveals that Hussein initiated a secret dialogue with Israel in 1963 and spent hundreds of hours in talks with countless Israeli officials. Shlaim expertly reconstructs this dialogue from previously untapped records and first-hand accounts, significantly rewriting the history of the Middle East over the past fifty years and shedding light on the far-reaching impact of Hussein’s leadership.
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The Hashemite Heritage 2. Murder of a Mentor 3. The Making of a King 4. The Baghdad Pact Fiasco 5. The Dismissal of Glubb 6. The Liberal Experiment 7. A Royal Coup 8. The Year of Revolution Arab Foes and Jewish Friends The Palestinian ...
The Last Journey Epilogue: The Life and Legacy Notes Jordanian Secret Meetings with Israeli Officials The Hashemite Dynasty Chronology Interviews Bibliography Photo Insert A Note About the Author Also by Avi Shlaim Copyright TO GWYN.
Image 1 King Hussein ibn Ali, King of the Hijaz (Corbis/Bettman) Image 2 King Abdullah of Trans-Jordan (Corbis/Bettman) Image 3 Sir John Glubb (Getty Images) Image 4 Prince Hussein with his parents (Hashemite Archives) Image 5 Burial of ...
Image 25 Hussein with Lisa Halaby (Hashemite Archives/Zohrab) Image 26 Jimmy Carter, Hussein and Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran (Popperfoto) Image 27 Hussein with Saddam Hussein (Jean-Claude Francolon/Gamma/Camera Press) Image 28 ...
The central thesis advanced is that, in November 1947, the Hashemite ruler of Transjordan and the Jewish Agency reached a tacit agreement to divide up mandatory Palestine among themselves and to help abort the birth of an independent ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - zen_923 - LibraryThing
Very good read, gives you valuable insights that you won’t find in any other book. The narrative about the negotiations happening behind the scenes between Jordan and Israel was really interesting. This book is highly recommended. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - jacoombs - LibraryThing
A balanced, clear and well-researched life of Hussein that squarely places his life within the broader context of Mid-East politics, history and conflict. قراءة التقييم بأكمله
The Dismissal of Glubb
The Liberal Experiment
A Royal Coup
Peace Partnership with the
The London Agreement
Intifada and Disengagement
The Gulf Crisis and
From Madrid to Oslo
The Kings Peace
The Year of Revolution
Arab Foes and Jewish Friends
The Palestinian Challenge
The Road to
Picking Up the Pieces
Dialogue Across the Battle Lines
The United Arab Kingdom Plan
The Road to Rabat
Lebanon and the Reagan Plan
The Last Journey
The Life and Legacy
Jordanian Secret Meetings with Israeli Officials
The Camp David Accords
A Note About the Author