The Establishment of Trans-Jordan in 1921

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This study examines the 'Emergence of Trans-Jordan' in the light of the Cairo Conference, which was held in March, 1921 on the initiative of Winston Churchill. It examines furthermore, British political activities in the Near East in general and Trans-Jordan in particular, following the establishment of Trans-Jordan under Emir Abdullah ibn Husayn. This study which is concerned with the period 1921-1928, draws extensively on previously unpublished documents of the British government.


  • Henry Diab
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Languages and Literature


  • Modern History of the Middle East, Trans-Jordan, Diplomatic History
Original languageArabic
Pages (from-to)269-292
JournalShu'un Filastiniyya
Issue numberOct. - Nov.
Publication statusPublished - 1975
Publication categoryResearch

Bibliographic note

My research has been quality controlled by Dr. Anis Sayegh, the Editor of the Journal Shu'un Filastinyah "Palestine Affairs" The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Arabic (015016005)