The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

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9780198294597: The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951

In this reissue of the abridged paperback edition of his critically acclaimed Collusion Across the Jordan, Professor Shlaim chronicles King Abdullah's relationship with the Zionist movement from his appointment as Emir of Transjordan in 1921 to his assassination in 1951. With a new Introduction, placing the book in the wider context of the on-going debate about 1948, this masterly and authoritative study is essential reading for all those interested in the politics of the Middle East.

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Avi Shlaim is at St Antony's College, Oxford.

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`offers a penetrating analysis of the Zionist/Israeli-Abdullah relationship, full of relevatons derived from Shlaim's extensive archival research and interviews with surviving political and miliatry fitures of the period ... lively recounting of secret correspondence and clandestine meetings ... Shlaim brings to life the day-to-day history of the pivotal period of Israel's birth' Neil Caplan, Journal of Contemporary History, Vol.36,No.2, 2001

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