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Jordan, Palestine and the British world system, 1945-57: Glubb Pasha and the Arab Legion

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This thesis offers a microcosmic insight into Britain's transition toward a world system without an Empire by exploring the life of the Anglo-Jordan Treaty (1946-57) via the prism of the British financed Jordanian Army, also known as the Arab Legion, and its British commander, Glubb Pasha. In so doing it puts the state of the relationship down to a system of mutual dependence. Britain's withdrawal from Jordan has primarily been linked either to the success of Arab nationalism or the los...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Department:
Humanities Division - History Faculty
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Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:01496a87-76a9-4cbb-87b7-a6b67969df3a
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ora:11303

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