Village, Steppe and State: The Social Origins of Modern Jordan

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British Academic Press, 1994 - History - 226 pages
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The contributors to this text on the origins of modern Jordan have based their approach on original fieldwork and archives in Jordan, rather than on foreign archives, and avoid viewing the Jordanian state in the context of British imperial policy and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
 

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Contents

State and Settlement
1
The Limits
32
Musha and Ottoman
58
British Land Policy in Transjordan
80
British Policy
108
Infrastructural Development Under
128
The Consolidation of the Merchant Class
162
Economic nationalism
187
Index
217
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