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Lion of Jordan

Avi Shlaim

Lion of Jordan

the life of King Hussein in war and peace

by Avi Shlaim

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Published by Allen Lane in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hussein, -- King of Jordan, -- 1935-1999.,
  • Jordan -- Politics and government -- 1952-1999.,
  • Jordan -- Foreign relations -- 1952-1999.,
  • Jordan -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAvi Shlaim.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination697 p., [14] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages697
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19677865M
    ISBN 10071399777X
    ISBN 109780713997774

    Avi Shlaim. Avraham "Avi" Shlaim FBA (born 31 October ) is an Israeli historian, Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the University of Oxford and fellow of the British mater: Jesus College, Cambridge, . [Lion of Jordan] captures well the noble aspirations of its subject."--Daily Telegraph (London) "Shlaim's stinging critique of Israel might stir controversy, but his comprehensive, nuanced account of Hussein's life illuminates the tragic complexities of Middle Eastern politics."--Publishers Weekly "Wide-ranging and well-documented/5().

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[Lion of Jordan] captures well the noble aspirations of its subject.” — Daily Telegraph (London) “Shlaim’s stinging critique of Israel might stir controversy, but his comprehensive, nuanced account of Hussein’s life illuminates the tragic complexities of Middle Eastern politics.”Cited by: Lion of Jordan book   Lion of Jordan book.

Read 20 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. During his long reign (–), King Hussein of Jordan was one /5. This book portrays the late King Hussein's quest for peace and his desire to preserve the Hashemite dynasty.

It follows his life from a young boy who witnesses the horrific murder of his beloved grandfather, to his own death after a long reign on the throne of Jordan/5(30).

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Knopf edition, in English - 1st U.S. Lion of Jordan ( edition) | Open LibraryCited by: Lion of Jordan: The Life of King Hussein in War and Peace - Avi Shlaim - Google Books The first major account of the life of an extraordinary soldier and statesman, King Hussein of Jordan.5/5(2).

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Get Full eBook File name "" Format Complete Free. Genres: "Biography, History, Nonfiction, Politics". In his book, Lion of Jordan: The Life of King Hussein in War and Peace, Avi Shlaim describes a man determined to make peace in the Middle East by risking his life and the future the Hashemite dynasty of Jordan in this relentless but unsuccessful quest.

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A comprehensive, highly readable life of the well-known but much-overlooked Middle Eastern leader. A comprehensive, highly readable life of the well-known but. Lion of Jordan. The title of Avi Shlaim's wide-ranging and well-documented biography of Jordan's late King Hussein () makes no secret of its author's view.

Nevertheless, Shlaim's book gives us a better understanding of a major : James Purdon. Lion Of Jordan: The Life Of King Hussein In War And Peace Hardcover – Nov 27 by Avi Shlaim (Author) out of 5 stars 23 ratings.

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1. The Hashemite Heritage King Hussein of Jordan was a man of slight build who possessed a powerful personality and immense political stature. He was in every respect except the physical a towering figure whose courage helped to earn him the popular title "Lion of Jordan." Hussein bin Talal was born on 14 November in : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

pp, Allen Lane, £ King Hussein bin Talal of Jordan was a man with two great gifts: charm and courage. They enabled him to survive the perils of a peculiarly perilous life to die in his bed in his 65th year, but they did not bring him serenity or fulfilment. “Lion of Jordan,” by Avi Shlaim, a professor of international relations at the University of Oxford, and “King Hussein of Jordan,” by Nigel Ashton, a senior lecturer at the London School of.

Two new perspectives on the man who ruled Jordan for nearly half a century uncover his heroic efforts to bring stability to the region. Lion of Jordan: The Life of. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Lion of Jordan - eBook at 5/5(1). and one of the elders *said to me, “Stop weeping; behold, the Lion that is from the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has overcome so as to open the book and its seven seals.” Revelation And I saw a strong angel proclaiming with a loud voice, “Who is worthy to open the book and to break its seals?”.Lion of Jordan: The Life of King Hussein in War and Peace.

Monday 27th October Published by: Penguin Type: Book. Abstract. For most of his long reign () Hussein of Jordan was one of the dominant figures in Middle Eastern politics, its most continuous presence, and one of the most consistent proponents of peace with Israel.

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