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Glubb Pasha and the Arab Legion: Britain, Jordan, and the End of Empire in the Middle East

Graham Jevon (University of Oxford)
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Language
English
ISBN
9781107177833, 1107177839
Contents
  • The 1946 treaty, Palestine, and the preclusion of the Arab Legion's planned post-war disbandment
  • The partition of Palestine, the greater Transjordan solution, and the newfound significance of Glubb Pasha and the Arab Legion
  • The 1948 war and Glubb's management of the greater Transjordan scheme
  • Bringing the 1948 war to an end: the ad hoc consolidation of greater Transjordan
  • Beyond 1948: the Arab Legion, Arab nationalism and the Cold War
  • A puppeteer in search of a puppet: the royal succession and Britain's policy of selective non-intervention
  • The Glubb paradox and King Hussein's quest for control of the Arab Legion
  • Behind the veil of Suez : Glubbless Jordan and the termination of the treaty.
Description
xiii, 322 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-301) and index.
Technical Details
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