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Hussein of Jordan

searching for a just and lasting peace

by James D. Lunt

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Published by W. Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jordan
    • Subjects:
    • Hussein, King of Jordan, 1935-,
    • Jordan -- Kings and rulers -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementJames Lunt.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS154.55.H8 L86 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxv, 278 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2223009M
      ISBN 100688064981
      LC Control Number89061135

      Jordan’s location as a buffer zone between the settled regions of the Mediterranean littoral west of the Jordan River and the major part of the desert to the east contributed significantly to the country's experience in ancient and more recent. Book Description: A towering figure in the history of Jordan, King Hussein reigned for nearly half a century, from his grandfather's assassination in to his own death in In this fascinating biography, Nigel Ashton recounts the eventful life of the king who not only survived but flourished amidst crisis after crisis as ruler of a poor.

      Hussein, 6 years younger that Dina, was a student at the Harrow School at the time. That same year, he became King upon his father’s abdication. Two years later, Hussein’s mother Queen Zein announced the engagement of the young couple. They married on Ap , and Dina was given the title Queen of Jordan. Uneasy Lies the Head By Hussein of Jordan Leap of Faith By Queen Noor Al Hussein The History of Jordan By Philip Robins The Seven Pillars of Wisdom By T.E. Lawrence Historical Dictionary of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan By Peter Gubser Jordan: A Hashemite Legacy By Beverly Milton-Edwards, Peter Hinchcliffe Hussein of Jordan By James Lunt Jordan in Transition: >From Hussein .

        When he first insisted on his $60 a month raise in July, Omar did not expect to wind up in a jail cell. The Jordanian public-school teacher, who makes $ a month, says he thought that with the.   Jordan was free to negotiate a peace treaty with Israel after decades of clandestine contacts begun by Hussein’s grandfather King Abdullah without fear of a backlash from the other Arabs.


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Hussein of Jordan by James D. Lunt Download PDF EPUB FB2

She has also published two books, Hussein of Jordan (KHF Publishing, ) and Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life (Miramax Books, ), which became a New York Times #1 best seller. The book is written as a tribute to the late king Hussein, who was truly a very well respected figure in and outside Jordan, and is expected to highlight his positive achievements.

It is up to Hussein of Jordan book reader to search other books on either Israel, the PLO, or other states to reach the desired by: King Hussein bin Talal () (Arabic:الحسين بن طلال) His Majesty King Hussein bin Talal, the father of modern Jordan, will always be remembered as a leader who guided his country through strife and turmoil to become an oasis of peace, stability and moderation in the Middle East.

Among Jordanians, his memory is cherished as the inspiration for Jordan's climate of 4/5. In saying that I knew the history of his family, Hussein was most probably referring to my controversial book Collusion Across the Jordan: King Abdullah, the Zionist Movement, and the.

The two books that written by king Hussein himself stopped after the s but this book go beyond this period until the last days of the king. I am very proud that we had a man like him, that kept Jordan safe in difficult times while other failed.

The book Cited by:   Penguin Books Limited, - Biography & Autobiography - pages. 2 Reviews. For most of his long reign () Hussein of Jordan was one of the dominant figures in Middle Eastern politics, its most continuous presence, and one of the most consistent proponents of peace with Israel.

This is the first major account of his life and 5/5(2). Hussein’s frustration with Washington continued after the war. In a meeting with Kissinger on JanuHussein proposed that Israel and Jordan withdraw their military forces five miles back from the Jordan River, enabling Jordan to establish civil administration in the area vacated by Israel, including Jericho.

1 day ago  This book proves Jordan’s efforts to secure an Iraqi withdrawal from Kuwait before it was too late. It also carried a historic divisive message that King Hussein insisted on relaying to Saddam in order to secure the inter-Arab solution that several sides thwarted.

A towering figure in the history of Jordan, King Hussein reigned for nearly half a century, from his grandfather's assassination in to his own death in In this fascinating biography, Nigel Ashton recounts the eventful life of the king who not only survived but flourished amidst crisis after crisis as ruler of a poor desert nation surrounded by powerful and hostile neighbors.

the book shows detailed political information especially the exchanges happened with all parties: Arabs, Israelis, Americans. the book started from the first years of HMK Hussein on throne, as a youth and the complexities in the region in the 50's then 60' till his harsh suffering from cancer.

the book also describes the politics inside the Jordanian government, 4/5. With unprecedented access to extensive and secret royal family archives, the author draws the first accurate portrait of Jordan’s remarkable King Hussein A towering figure in the history of Jordan, King Hussein reigned for nearly half a century, from his grandfather’s assassination in to his own death in The Hussein of Jordan book is a photographic journey and tribute to one of the 20th century's towering figures.

Published in English and Arabic, the Hussein of Jordan book reflects the late King’s profound faith, pride in his beloved Jordan, and his shared commitment with those who walked the arduous road of peace. Born Hussein bin Talal in Amman, Jordan, to Prince Talal bin Abdullah and Princess Zein al-Sharaf bint Jamil, of the Jordanian royal family.

He attended Victoria College in Alexandria, Egypt, and Harrow School in England, and later attended the Royal Military Academy of.

King Hussein of Jordan was married four times and had 11 children during his life. Sharifa Dina bint Abdul-Hamid -One daughter: Princess Alia bint Hussein (). Hussein of Jordan. Hussein bin Talal reigned as King of Jordan from 11 August until his death. This photograph originates from a press photo archive.

PERSONAL GIFT. Who is your father’s sports idol?.Seller Rating: % positive. Hussein of Jordan Former King of Jordan. Hussein bin Talal reigned as King of Jordan from 11 August until his death. According to Hussein, he was a 40th-generation direct descendant of Muhammad as he belonged to the Hashemite family which has ruled Jordan since Photo size:Seller Rating: % positive.

Hussein bin Talal (Arabic: الحسين بن طلال ‎, Al-Ḥusayn ibn Ṭalāl; 14 November – 7 February ) was the King of Jordan from 11 August until his death on 7 February He died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, aged References.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sparrow, Gerald, Hussein of Jordan. London, G.G. Harrap [] (OCoLC) Online version: Sparrow, Gerald, Princess Raiyah of Jordan gets married in first royal wedding since coronavirus pandemic She tied the knot to Ned Donovan, grandson of acclaimed author Roald Dahl.

From left, King Hussein of Jordan, his wife Queen Alia-al-Hussein, First Lady Betty Ford, and President Gerald Ford during one of Hussein’s many visits to the White House, Ma Photo Credit: Universal History Archive/Getty Images By David Kurlander King Hussein’s political destiny took a number of sharp turns in the early s.

After [ ]. Three months short of his seventeenth birthday, Hussein bin Talal became King of Jordan, turbulent and conflict-ridden centre of the Arab world. Political historian and Arabist James Lunt portrays the charisma, moderation and magnanimity .Hussein of Jordan, HM King.

My War with IsraelLondon, In describing this explosive book, the critic for the distinguished French newspaper L’Aurore wrote: "Hussein tells all, absolutely all, even what is not to the glory of the Arabs." And indeed he does.

With extraordinary candor, the King of Jordan, the only modern head of state to. Jordan crowned a new King today after Hussein, ruler of the Hashemite Kingdom since and a man admired around the world as a champion of peace, succumbed at age 63 to the cancer that had.