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Colonial Effects: The Making of National Identity in Jordan

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Colonial Effects analyzes the creation and definition of modern Jordanian identity. Massad studies two key institutions-- the law and the military--and uses them to create an original and precise analysis of the development of Jordanian national identity in the postcolonial period.

Joseph A. Massad engages recent scholarly debates on nationalism and richly fulfills the anal
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Paperback, 276 pages
Published September 11th 2001 by Columbia University Press (first published September 4th 2001)
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Andrew
How Joseph Massad can take this hyper-specific, dissertation-style topic -- the formation of national identity in Jordan, one of those countries most people almost never think about, and when they do think about it, have a vague image of a relatively benign Middle Eastern buffer state that sometimes helps out refugees and has a hottie for a queen -- and turn it into something remarkable, well that's beyond my level of skill.

Needless to say, I'm impressed. Because Jordan is a near-perfect example
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Justin Dell
Aug 06, 2014 Justin Dell rated it really liked it
A work of considerable erudition, this text incorporates a number of very relevant philosophical perspectives to make sense of identity construction at the state level, using the Kingdom of Jordan as a case study.
الاء الشنطي Ala Al-Shanti
التأثيرات الإستعمارية وصناعة الهوية الأردنية

هنا حيث يصف جوزيف مسعد تطور الهوية الأردنية و مفهومها عبر التاريخ من خلال أربع مراحل رئيسية من عام 1921 و حتى عام 1970 باستفاضة مليئة بالنقاط الممتازة حول الموضوع



للأسف لم أحصل على نسخة مترجمة من الكتاب ..كعادة كتب جوزيف مسعد الرائع
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A look at the creation of Jordanian identity and its upkeep.
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