The Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan

  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1863 the present kingdom of Jordan was nominally under Turkish over-lordship as part of the sanjak of Jerusalem within the vilayet of Damascus; in reality, the Bedouin tribes at most recognized the sultan as the caliph of the faithful.

Al Mamlaka al Urduniya al Hashimiyah


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Books of Reference

  1. The Constitution of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Amman, 1952Google Scholar
  2. The Economic Development of Jordan. Report of the International Bank Mission. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1957Google Scholar
  3. Dearden, A., Jordan. London, 1958Google Scholar
  4. Glubb, J. B., The Story of the Arab Legion. London, 1948—A Soldier with the Arabs. London, 1957Google Scholar
  5. Kirkbride, A. S., A Crackle of Thorns. London, 1956Google Scholar
  6. Morris, J., The Hashemite Kings. London, 1959Google Scholar
  7. Peake, F. G., A History of Transjordan and its Tribes. 2 vols. Amman, 1934Google Scholar
  8. Seton, O. R. W., Legislation of Transjordan, 1918–30. London, 1931. [Continued by the Government of Jordan as an annual publication: Jordan Legislation. Amman, 1932 ff.]Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1963

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. H. Steinberg
    • 1
  1. 1.The Royal Historical SocietyUK

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