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Beyond the River: Ottoman Transjordan in Original Photographs

by: Raouf Sa'd Abujaber, Felicity Cobbing
During the 19th and early 20th century, the rugged, mountainous land through which the River Jordan flows, was a region of untouched beauty and deeply held tribal traditions. Beyond the River gathers over 200 black-and-white photographs of Transjordan from the collections of the Palestine Exploration Fund in London, taken during the dying days of the Ottoman Empire, through the First World War, and the establishment of the Hashemite Emirate of Jordan in 1921 from which the modern Kingdom evolved.
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The Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Ages of Central Transjordan: The Baq'ah Valley Project, 1977-1981

by: Patrick E. McGovern

A critical transition period in the archaeology and history of Palestine—the Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age—is described in detail from the perspective of a group of sites in the Baq'ah Valley. A major emphasis is on how scientific techniques, including magnetic location of undisturbed burial deposits and analytical reconstruction of very early industries, can be effectively integrated into an archaeological project. Contrary to traditional views, the evidence supports a relatively peaceful development within a single cultural tradition rather than the intrusion of a new people or segment of the existing population, by invasion, migration, or revolt.
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The 1927-1938 Italian Archaeological Expedition to Transjordan in Renato Bartoccini's Archives

by: Stefano Anastasio, Lucia Botarelli
This volume presents the results of the Italian excavations and surveys carried out in Transjordan between 1927 and 1938. After a first excavation campaign conducted in 1927 on the Amman Citadel by Giacomo Guidi, the excavations were resumed in 1929 by Renato Bartoccini (Rome 1893–Rome 1963), who carried out four campaigns on the Citadel in 1929, 1930, 1933 and 1938. He also traveled across modern Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, taking photos and writing reports on several archaeological sites.
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Frontiers of the State in the Late Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, 1850-1921

by: Eugene L. Rogan
Using new archival material from Ottoman, Arabic and European sources, Eugene Rogan documents the case of Transjordan to provide a theoretically informed account of how the Ottoman state restructured itself during the last decades of its empire. In so doing, he explores the idea of frontier as a geographical and cultural boundary and sheds light on the processes of state formation that led to the creation of the Middle East as it is today. The book concludes with an examination of the Ottoman legacy in the modern state of Jordan.
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Emirate of Transjordan

The Emirate of Transjordan, also hyphenated as Trans-Jordan and previously known as Transjordania or Trans-Jordania, was a British protectorate established ...


Samuel Daines Tigris Trans Jordan Canal.

Rev. Roy Whitman and the great 1933 revival in Transjordan

Rev. Roy Whitman is one of the first Evangelical missionaries in Transjordan during the early 20th Century. He speaks of the Great Revival in Amman and how it ...


King Abdullah reviews a parade to mark the first anniversary of his country's independence. You can license this story through AP Archive: ...

Development of Transjordan During the 19th Century

Raouf Abujaber discusses the development of Transjordan during the 19th century. Speaker Biography: Raouf Abujaber is a historian of 19th century ...