© 2008

Anglo-American Support for Jordan

The Career of King Hussein

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Miriam Joyce
    Pages 1-10
  3. Miriam Joyce
    Pages 11-28
  4. Miriam Joyce
    Pages 29-47
  5. Miriam Joyce
    Pages 49-66
  6. Miriam Joyce
    Pages 67-83
  7. Miriam Joyce
    Pages 85-102
  8. Miriam Joyce
    Pages 103-127
  9. Miriam Joyce
    Pages 129-142
  10. Miriam Joyce
    Pages 143-154
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 155-192

About this book


This book focuses on US-UK relations with Jordan for the entire period of King Hussein's reign, explaining Hussein's successes and failures, while emphasizing the declining influence of London and the rising influence of Washington.


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About the authors

Miriam Joyce is a Professor of History at Purdue-Calumet.

Bibliographic information


"Based on British and American documents, and the recollections of former diplomats, this is a useful and informative study of the relationship between the Western powers and Jordan during the reign of King Hussein." - Nigel Ashton, Senior Lecturer in International History, The London School of Economics and Political Science