The Rise and Fall of the Hashimite Kingdom of Arabia

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Hurst, 2001 - History - 310 pages
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The Hashemite Kingdom of Arabia was forged in the crucible of the Arab Revolt in 1916, during World War I. Its leader, Sharif Husayn ibn 'Ali, struggled to put together a tribal confedereacy. This study examines Husayn's efforts at state formations, efforts that eventually failed.

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Joshua Teitelbaum is a Research Fellow at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University, specializing in the history and politics of the Arabian Peninsula.

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