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short history of Trans-Jordan by Baha Uddin Toukan

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Published by Luzac in London .
Written in English


  • Jordan -- History

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Microfiche. New Haven, Human Relations Area Files

StatementBaha Uddin Toukan. With a foreword by H. R. H. Emir Abdullah
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18056518M

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Rare history of the Emirate of Transjordan (today the Arab Kingdom of Jordan), then a British protectorate. The present second volume contains not only the first volume's index (which merely spans pages ), but also, and crucially, an annotated directory of the tribes of the various districts of Transjordan, comprising extensive tables. Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t1ck3qg4c Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi . A BRIEF HISTORY OF JORDAN. By Tim Lambert. Early Jordan. Before 8, BC stone age hunters lived in what is now Jordan. However, by about 8, BC people in the region began farming although they still used stone tools. People began to live in villages. By about 5, BC people in Jordan were making pottery. The book starts with history of pre-islamic Arabia and ends in the 20th century. Glubb also gives the Western reader an excellent understanding of the Arab mind and sense of what an Arab is. In the West we love to think of peoples as homogeneous wholes living in a certain territory: 'the French', 'the Germans', or 'the Danes'/5.

TRANS-JORDAN trănz jôr’ dən (בְּעֵ֣בֶר הַיַּרְדֵּ֔ן, tr. variously; the area usually designated as beyond the Jordan).This expression is commonly taken as referring to territory on the E side of the River Jordan. Cut through by numerous gorges, some with constant water flow, the soil produces abundant crops of grain even without irrigation. The history of Jordan refers to the history of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the background period of the Emirate of Transjordan under British protectorate as well as the general history of the region of Transjordan.. There is evidence of human activity in Transjordan as early as the Paleolithic period. The area was settled by nomadic tribes in the Bronze Age, which . A comprehensive review of the history of Jordan from Ancient times ( BCE) to date. Jordan has been home to some of the oldest and greatest civilizations ranging from the Old Testament Kingdoms, the Age of Rome, the Byzantines, the Islamic and Crusader period, the Ottoman Empire, the Great Arab Revolt and the modern history of Jordan. Transjordan may refer to. Transjordan (region), an area to the east of the Jordan River Oultrejordain, a Crusader lordship (–), also called Transjordan; Emirate of Transjordan, British protectorate (–); Hashemite Kingdom of Transjordan, a former name () for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; See also. Transjordan in the Bible, an area east of the .

The Emirate of Transjordan (Arabic: إمارة شرق الأردن ‎ Imārat Sharq al-Urdun lit. "Emirate of east Jordan"), officially known as the Amirate of Trans-Jordan, was a British protectorate established on 11 April Common languages: Arabic.   The Development of Trans-Jordan A History of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan by Maan Abu Nuwar Nationalism and the Genealogical Imagination: Oral History and Textual Authority in Tribal Jordan by Andrew Shryock. Very little has been written about the history of Trans-Jordan-a decade of importance in the history of its struggle for independence and sovereignty, its progress and development, its relations with Palestine and the neighboring Arab countries, and /5(2). WSU’s history, in fact, reminds us that for three years, beginning in , Virginia Stephen taught a weekly class in English literature and history at Morley College, an evening institute for working people, and that Leonard Woolf was involved with, and published on, the economic and political movements that affected workers and consumers.