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The Modern History of Jordan
Few states in the modern world have had a less promising birth than Jordan. When in 1921 the Hashemite Emir Abdallah was recognized as the ruler of this romantic backwater of the former Ottoman Empire, it was sparsely populated, extremely poor, and widely regarded as ungovernable. Today against all the odds, Jordan has become one of the most prosperous and stable of Middle ...more
Paperback, 305 pages
Published December 15th 1998 by I. B. Tauris
(first published August 15th 1993)
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