Examines the crucial role of the Hashemites in Arab nationalism throughout the 20th century, from the 1916 Arab Revolt through the creation of Arab states after World War I, the attempts at Arab unity, and the establishment of two kingdoms, to the current Palestinian debate.
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The International History Review- " One finishes this book feeling...that Susser and Shmuelevitz have produced a fitting tribute to their mentor Uriel Dann"
BIPAC Briefing- " The fact that most of the contributors to this volume are historians shows in their attention to detail. The use of sources as diverse as political memoires (Jordon) and postage stamps (Hijaz) casts new light on issues of relative political autonomy and leadership...In its grasp of the Hashemite phenomenon, and of its role in the making of the modern Arab world, this book is invaluable