The Rise and Fall of the Hashimite Kingdom of Arabia

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Hurst, 2001 - History - 310 pages
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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