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

Author
Blackwell, Stephen [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Routledge, 2009.
Description
xiv, 254 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
British politics and society [More in this series]
Bibliographic references
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.
ISBN
  • 9780714656991
  • 0714656992
LCCN
2008023453
OCLC
229749397
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