The Politics of Partition

The Politics of Partition : King Abdullah, the Zionists and Palestine 1921-51

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An abridged edition of "Collusion Across the Jordan", which was published in 1988. The author has rewritten the book, with sharper focus on Abdullah and Zionist leaders, and explains the reasons for these changes in a preface.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 482 pages
  • 130 x 195mm | 451g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 1 figure, 14 maps, index
  • 019285223X
  • 9780192852236

Table of contents

A falcon trapped in a canary's cage; the Hashemite-Zionist connection; a judgement of Solomon; two kinds of partition; Mr Bevin's little king; the tortuous road to war; on the brink; the invasion; the counter-offensive; lull in the storm; war and politics; the friendly belligerents; negotiating the armistice agreement; the sterile armistice; an exercise in futility; the elusive peace treaty; annexation and negotiation; violent finale.show more

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