This book attempts to portray the thirty-five-year struggle between the Hashimite monarchy and the forces of Palestinian nationalism over the future identity, and perhaps location, of those two-thirds of the Palestinian people who have been Jordanian subjects since 1948.
Table of Contents
0. Introduction: The Hashimite-Palestinian Struggle 1. Jordan, 1948–1967 2. After the Six-Day War 3. The Expulsion of the Plo 4. In the Wake of the 1973 War 5. After the Sadat Peace Initiative 6. In the Wake of the Lebanon War: The Reagan Proposals 7. Conclusions: Legitimacy Above All Else