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Lion of Jordan

Avi Shlaim

Lion of Jordan

the life of King Hussein in war and peace

by Avi Shlaim

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Published by Allen Lane in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hussein, -- King of Jordan, -- 1935-1999.,
  • Jordan -- Politics and government -- 1952-1999.,
  • Jordan -- Foreign relations -- 1952-1999.,
  • Jordan -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAvi Shlaim.
    GenreBiography.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination697 p., [14] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages697
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19677865M
    ISBN 10071399777X
    ISBN 109780713997774

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