Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Making of Jordan: Tribes, Colonialism and the Modern State” as Want to Read:
The Making of Jordan: Tribes, Colonialism and the Modern State
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Making of Jordan: Tribes, Colonialism and the Modern State

3.71  ·  Rating details ·  14 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
At the beginning of the 20th Century Jordan, like much of the Middle East, was a loose collection of tribes. By the time of its independence in 1946 it had the most firmly embedded state structures in the Arab world.  Drawing on previously untapped sources, Yoav Alon examines how the disparate clan networks of Jordan were integrated into the Hashemite monarchy, with the he ...more
Paperback, 232 pages
Published December 15th 2009 by I. B. Tauris (first published January 1st 2007)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Making of Jordan, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Making of Jordan

Community Reviews

(showing 1-46)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
Kat
The Making of Jordan: Tribes, Colonialism and the Modern State is absolutely fascinating, surprisingly accessible to non-academics, and is impressively well-researched. The language is precise, well-organized, and thorough. It is a multi-faceted, subtly nuanced, in-depth analysis of the tribes' integral role in state formation. Andrew Shryock, professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and author of Nationalism and the Genealogical Imagination: Oral History and Textual Authority in ...more
Abojr
Dec 25, 2010 added it
I like to know the history of our Jordanian in Jordan
Thomas Hübner
rated it really liked it
May 09, 2017
Batir
rated it really liked it
Mar 22, 2012
Martin Boulanger
rated it really liked it
Apr 20, 2018
Nate
rated it it was amazing
Jul 22, 2014
Alvaroperezoso
rated it really liked it
Dec 30, 2014
Nitin
rated it liked it
Oct 02, 2015
Joyce Hall
rated it really liked it
Jan 22, 2017
Kevin Steen
rated it liked it
Jun 11, 2016
Kyle Anderson
rated it really liked it
Jan 25, 2014
Usman Sultan
rated it liked it
Aug 24, 2012
Mark Jacobsen
rated it really liked it
Aug 05, 2012
Tod
rated it it was ok
Mar 05, 2017
James Goodman
rated it really liked it
May 23, 2014
Casey
rated it really liked it
Jan 07, 2016
Liam
marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2011
Ray Morehead
marked it as to-read
Jul 13, 2011
BookDB
marked it as to-read
Sep 29, 2016
Rebecca Martin
marked it as to-read
Mar 22, 2011
Andrew
marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2012
George
marked it as to-read
Jun 28, 2012
Al-anoud Al-Sarhan
marked it as to-read
Oct 30, 2012
Bayan
marked it as to-read
Nov 16, 2012
Marwa Wael
marked it as to-read
Jan 22, 2013
Michelle Fedele
marked it as to-read
Apr 04, 2013
Libby
marked it as to-read
May 18, 2013
Sheridan
marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2013
Christopher
marked it as to-read
Jun 18, 2013
Jclmmd
added it
Jun 19, 2013
Dawidf
marked it as to-read
Sep 17, 2013
Abdullah
marked it as to-read
Dec 13, 2013
Malek Yousef
marked it as to-read
Dec 29, 2013
Abdallah Tayseer
marked it as to-read
Feb 01, 2014
Rashid
marked it as to-read
Apr 17, 2014
Samer Yunis
marked it as to-read
Apr 28, 2014
Melinda
marked it as to-read
Mar 13, 2010
Sharn
marked it as to-read
May 19, 2014
Nitin Kr.
marked it as to-read
Jun 29, 2014
Emily Rinck
marked it as to-read
Aug 18, 2014
Jennifer Jacobs
marked it as to-read
Sep 19, 2014
Sam
marked it as to-read
Sep 24, 2014
Salah Mhamdi
marked it as to-read
Sep 26, 2014
Basem.android
marked it as to-read
Oct 07, 2014
عمرو الشافعي
marked it as to-read
Nov 07, 2014
Caeruleum
marked it as to-read
Nov 16, 2014
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »