King Hussein of Jordan: A Political Life

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A towering figure in the history of Jordan, King Hussein reigned for nearly half a century, from his grandfather s assassination in 1953 to his own death in 1999. In this fascinating biography, Nigel Ashton recounts the eventful life of the king who not only survived but flourished amidst crisis after crisis as ruler of a poor desert nation surrounded by powerful and hostile neighbors. Hussein skillfully navigated complicated relationships with the British, his fellow Arab leaders, the new bordering state of Israel, masses ...

King Hussein of Jordan: A Political Life 2010, Yale University Press

ISBN-13: 9780300163957

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King Hussein of Jordan: A Political Life 2008, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300091670

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