The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Al Mamlaka al Urduniya al Hashemiyah
  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. By a Treaty, signed in London on 22 March 1946, Britain recognized Transjordan as a sovereign independent state. A new Anglo-Transjordan treaty was signed in Amman on 15 March 1948. The treaty was to remain in force for 20 years, but by mutual consent was terminated on 13 March 1957.


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Books of Reference

  1. The Constitution of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Amman, 1952Google Scholar
  2. Aruri, N. H., Jordan: A Study in Political Development (1921–1965). The Hague, 1972CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Glubb, J. B., The Story of the Arab Legion. London, 1948.Google Scholar
  4. A Soldier with the Arabs. London, 1957Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1980

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  • John Paxton

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