The Hashimite Kingdom of Jordan
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.
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Books of Reference
- The Constitution of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Amman, 1952Google Scholar
- The Economic Development of Jordan. Report of the International Bank Mission. Johns Hopkins Univ. Press, 1957Google Scholar
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