Jordan: History

Masalha, Nur (2008) Jordan: History. In: The Middle East and North Africa 2009. Europa Regional Surveys of the World . Routledge, London, pp. 604-635. ISBN 9781857434729

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Abstract

Key features of this title are as follows, it: covers the Middle East and North Africa from Algeria to Yemen; includes topical contributions from acknowledged experts on the region accurately and impartially; records the latest political and economic developments; and, provides comprehensive data on all major organizations in the region. General survey - in this work, introductory essays cover topics relating to the region as a whole, including: Arab-Israeli relations 1967-2008; the Jerusalem issue; documents on Palestine; nuclear proliferation in the Middle East; oil; natural gas; and, Islamic banking and finance. Country Surveys - in this title, individual chapters on each country incorporating: essays on the physical and social geography, recent history and economy of the country; an extensive statistical survey of economic indicators, which include area and population, health and welfare, agriculture, forestry, fishing, mining, industry, finance, trade, transport, tourism, communications media and education; a full directory with names, addresses and contact details covering the constitution, government, legislature, judiciary, political organizations, diplomatic representation, religious groups, the media, finance, trade and industry (including petroleum and natural gas), tourism, defence and education; and, a bibliography, providing suggestions for further research. This title provides Regional information that includes all major international organizations active in the region, research institutes specializing in the region as well as select bibliographies of books and periodicals covering the Middle East and North Africa.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Middle East - Social conditions - 21st century; Jordan - History
Subjects: 900 History & geography > 956 History of the Middle East (Near East)
School/Department: School of Arts and Humanities
Depositing User: Catherine O'Sullivan
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2013 16:06
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2013 13:45
URI: http://research.stmarys.ac.uk/id/eprint/342

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