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Author Blackwell, Stephen.

Title British military intervention and the struggle for Jordan [electronic resource] : King Hussein, Nasser and the Middle East crisis, 1955-1958 / Stephen Blackwell.

Imprint New York : Routledge, 2009.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 254 p. : ill., map.
Series British politics and society
British politics and society.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-229) and index.
Contents Introduction : Jordan, Suez and the decline of British influence in the Middle East -- Glubb's Jordan : the Arab legion, the Hashemites and the nationalist challenge, 1948-1956 -- Amman under the shadow of Nasser : Jordanian nationalism and the Suez crisis, April-November 1956 -- The British abandonment and the American retrieval of Jordan, November 1956-April 1957 -- The kings against the colonels : Jordan and the Anglo-American plot to overthrow the Syrian government, 1957 -- Combating Nasser : Anglo-American support for Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon, November 1957-June 1958 -- The Baghdad coup and the Macmillan government's decision to intervene in Jordan, 14-17 July 1958 -- A tenuous foothold : British paratroops deploy in Amman, July-August 1958 -- Managing the international crisis : creating a UN 'mantle' for Jordan, September-November 1958 -- Belated reappraisals : Anglo-American policy, regional nationalism and the future of Jordan, November 1958-March 1959.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Nationalism -- Jordan.
Jordan -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Jordan.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Arab countries.
Arab countries -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Egypt -- History -- Intervention, 1956.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780714656991

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