Cover of: Lion of Jordan | Avi Shlaim

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Table of Contents

The hashemite heritage
Murder of a mentor
The making of a King
The Baghdad pact fiasco
The dismissal of Glubb
The liberal experiment
A royal coup
The year of revolution
Arab foes and Jewish friends
The Palestinian challenge
The road to war
Picking up the pieces
Dialogue across the battle lines
Civil war
The United Arab kingdom plan
The October war
The road to Rabat
The Camp David accords
Lebanon and the Reagan plan
Peace partnership with the PLO
The London agreement
Intifada and disengagement
The Gulf crisis and war
From Madrid to Oslo
Peace Treaty
The King's peace
Collision course
The last journey
Epilogue : Hussein's legacy
Jordanian secret meetings with Israeli officials
The Hashemite Dynasty
List of interviews.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
956.9504/3092, B
Library of Congress
DS154.54 .S54 2008

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p. cm.

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