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First posted on July 5th 2002, last revised on February 13th 2009






Timeline : Jordan

For the period prior to 1917 see History of Ottoman Syria

Historical Atlas, Jordan Page, Western Asia
List of Wars : Ottoman Arabia







DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNAL FILES
Country Profiles from BBC Country Profiles; from World Desk Reference ; from Nations Encyclopedia; from Wikipedia; from CIA World Factbook, countries - Jordan; from Nations Online
Library of Congress, Country Studies : Jordan
Article : Jordan, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Links, General from Library of Congress, Portals to the World; from BUBL
Category : Jordan, from Wikipedia
Links, on History from Virtual Library History
Organizations Department of Antiquities, Jordan
Historical Dictionaries
Timelines Timeline, from BBC News, from timelines.ws
British Empire Map Room : Transjordan, with timeline, narrative history
Accounts of History from Wikipedia, from the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Politics Political Resources on the Web : Jordan; Article Politics of Jordan, from Wikipedia
Governments on the WWW : Jordan
List of Jordanian Political Parties, from Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Jordan Profile, from International Crisis Group
Military Wars of Jordan, 1919-1999, from ACED
Aqaba 1949, from Britain's Small Wars
Orders, Decorations and Medals of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, from ODM
CASCON Case AIW : Arab-Israeli War 1967, by L.P. Bloomfield, L. Moulton
CASCON Case YJW : Yarmuk / Jordan Waters, 1948-, by L.P. Bloomfield, L. Moulton
Article Black September in Jordan, from Wikipedia; dito, from ACED, from Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Economy & Finances A Global History of Currencies : Jordan
Article : Economy of Jordan, from Wikipedia; from Encyclopedia of the Orient, from Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Global Integrity : Jordan 2007
History, from Arab Bank Jordan
Article Amman Stock Exchange, from Wikipedia
Ethnography, Demography Languages of Jordan (9), from Ethnologue
Forced Migration Online Research Guides : Palestinian Refugees in Jordan; Jordan Refugee Cam Profiles, from UNRWA
Migration Information Source : Jordan
World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples : Jordan
A. Jaimoukha, The Circassians in Jordan; The Circassians in Jordan and Syria, from Circassian World
The People of Jordan, from Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Religion Article Religion in Jordan, from Wikipedia, Category : Religion in Jordan, from Wikipedia
International Religious Freedom Report 2003 : Jordan, from U.S. Department of State
Catholic Church in Jordan, from Catholic Hierarchy
History of Regions Provinces of Jordan, Sub-Districts of Jordan, from www.statoids.com
see History of the West Bank at this site
History of Cities Category : Cities in Jordan, from Wikipedia
History of Amman, from Wikipedia, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
History of Aqaba, from Wikipedia, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Institutions History of the Hijaz Railway, from Nabataea.net, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Article : Transport in Jordan, from Wikipedia
History, from the University of Jordan
Jordan, from Airline History
Structurae : Jordan
Bibliographies Search ISBN Database for Trans-Jordan, Jordan
Jordan, from Online Books Page
Bibliography on the History of Ottoman Jordan, from Virtual Karak
Online Books on the History of Jordanian Architecture, posted by ArchNet
Datenbasis Internationale Beziehungen und Länderkunde (Data Base on International Relations and Country Studies), keywords Jordanien, Jordan (site in German, most titles listed in English; hundreds of entries; publications mostly since 1970)
Search RHS Bibliography for Jordan, Transjordan
Search UK National Archive Online Library for Jordan, Transjordan
A. Jaimoukha, The Circassians in Jordan, a Bibliography
Biographies List of Jordanians, from Wikipedia
Others Search International Boundary Studies for Jordan
National Labour Law Profile : Jordan, from ILO
Alcohol and Drugs History Society : Jordan
Crime and Society. A Comparative Criminology Tour of the World : Jordan
Article : Jordan at the Olympics, from Wikipedia
Disaster History by Country : Jordan, from Relief Web
Palearctic Ecoregion, from WWF
Registration of Land in Palestine and Trans-Jordan before 1948, from Your Archives
Lilach Grunfeld, Jordan River Dispute, ICE Case Studies 1997

DIRECTORY OF INTERNET SOURCES . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from Rulers (B. Schemmel); from Regnal Chronologies
from World Rulers (E. Schulz, illustrated)
List of Kings of Jordan, from Wikipedia
List of Prime Ministers of Jordan, from Wikipedia
Lists of Ambassadors List of Ambassadors from the United Kingdom to Jordan, from Wikipedia; U.S. Ambassadors to Jordan, from NNDB; Chinese Ambassadors to Jordan, from PRC MOFA
Statistical Data Responsible Institution Department of Statistics, Jordan
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Hungary, from Population Statistics at Univ. Utrecht
Population of Cities : Jordan, from City Population
Election Results from Psephos
Online Newspapers links from Online Newspapers, from World Newspapers
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
General
Systematic Collections
Specialist
M. Mouasher, Historic Castles - Jordan
Greensleeves, Jordan's History in Photographs
Accidental Collections Photographium : High Resolution Historic Photo Archive : Jordan
Universal Collections
Items on Singapore
License plates from Jordan, from Francoplaque; from License Plates of the World
Passport, from World Passports, scroll down
Airline Timetable Images : Jordan
Document Collections The History of Jordan, from World History Archives
List of Ratifications of International Labour Conventions by Jordan, from ILO, 19 docs. since 1956
Historical Documents, from MidEastWeb
Internet Law Library : Jordan
Historic Picture Postcards, from Postcardman, commercial site
Search Hansard for Trans-Jordan, Jordan
U.S. Dept. of State, Office of the Historian, Foreign Relations of the United States 1969-1976, vol.24, Middle East Region and Arabian Peninsula 1969-1972, Jordan 1970
Search CIA Released Documents for Jordan
AGSL Digital Photo Archive : Asia and Middle East
Historical Maps responsible institutions UNESCO : National Map Agencies : Jordan : Royal Jordanian Geographic Centre (RJGC), Amman
collections WHKMLA Historical Atlas : Jordan page
Historical and Political Maps of Arabia, J. de Salas Vara del Rey
Jordan Maps, PCL, UTexas
PBS, Global Connections : The Middle East : Maps
Mohammad al Kurbi Collection of Maps and Prints
Search David Rumsey Map Collection for Arabia
Jordan, hindsight
Jordan, contemporary Arabia 1875, 1904, 1906, 1922, 1930, 1932, 1938, Probert Encyclopedia
Jordan 1922, 1969, Probert Encyclopedia
detail, Modern
detail, contemporary
Archives, Musea, Libraries Search National Archives for Trans-Jordan, Jordan
National Archives of Jordan, from International Directory of Design
Jordan, Department of the National Library
Libraries in Jordan, links from LibDex
Museums in Jordan, from Guide2Jordan; Museums & Galleries in Jordan, by Najeeb Layyous
Jordan, from Showcaves
National Symbols Flag, from FOTW
National Anthem, from national-anthems.net
Coins, Banknotes Banknotes of Jordan, from World Currency Museum, from Ron Wise's World Paper Money; Coins and Currency of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Jordan Coins, from Don's World Coin Gallery
Stamps Rare Jordan Stamps, from Sandafayre Stamp Gallery

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bibliographies general Search ISBN Database
RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
on Jordan survey of bibliographies Jordan, Department of the National Library, National Bibliography Section
bibliographic database
general bibliographies Bibliography, from Library of Congress Country Studies : Jordan
annual bibliographies
specialist bibliographies Bibliography of Archaeology in Jordan
Swedish Archaeology in Jordan, Palestine and Cyprus
The Circassians in Jordan : a Bibliography
serial publications
general bibliographies
Jordan entries
J. Gay, Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs a l'Afrique et a l'Arabie : catalogue methodique de tous les ouvrages français et des principaux en langues etrangères traitant de la geographie, de l'histoire, du commerce, des lettres et des arts de l'Afrique et de l'Arabie 1875, in French, Gallica
Schnurrer/Chauvin, Bibliographie des ouvrages arabes ou relatifs aux Arabes: publies dans l'Europe chretienne de 1810 a 1885 vol.3, vol.4, vol.5, vol.6, vol.7, vol.9, vol.10, vol.11, vol.12, 1892-1922, IA
booksellers
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; Gallica
International Boundary Studies
on Jordan
Online Journals full text online Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Mediterranee 1966-2008, Persee
Table of Contents
Online
On the Middle East Ritchie Ovendale, The Longman Companion to the Middle East since 1914, London etc.: Longman 1994 [G]
General Accounts Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.22, pp.370-378 Article Jordan. KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 032 B862h v.22
Philip Robins, A History of Jordan, Cambridge : UP 2004, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 956.9504 R657h
G.L. Harris, Jordan Its People Its Society Its Culture (1958), posted on Internet Archive
Specific Periods Chapter 5 : The Arab Struggle for Independence, pp.70-91; 6 : The Second World War, pp.92-104, 7 : Post-War Unsettlement, pp.105-113, in : Peter Mansfield, The Ottoman Empire and its Successors, London : MacMillan (1973) 1976 [G]
The Arab World pp.541-553, Kings of the Middle East pp.554-572 in : John Gunther, Inside Asia, 1942 War Edition, NY : Harper & Brothers (1938) 1942 [G]
B. Schwadran, Jordan A State Of Tension (1959), posted on Internet Archive
King Hussein I., Uneasy Lies The Head The Autobiograpahy Of His Majesty King Hussein I Of The Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan (1962), posted on Internet Archive
W. Ewing, Arab and Druze at home; a record of travel and intercourse with the peoples east of the Jordan (1907), posted on Internet Archive
Historical Dictionary
Yearbooks Article : Trans-Jordan, in : Britannica Book of the Year 1944 p.701, 1945 p.701, 1946 pp.737-738, 1947 p.759, 1948 p.733, 1949 pp.633-634, 1950 pp.395-396, 1951 p.399, 1952 pp.398-399, 1953 p.395, 1954 p.395, 1955 p.447, 1956 p.384, 1957 pp.446-447, 1958 p.384, 1959 pp.380-381, 1960 pp.374-375, 1961 pp.380-381, 1962 pp.374-375, 1963 pp.491-492, 1964 p.477, 1965 p.465, 1966 pp.437-438, 1967 pp.458-459, 1968 pp.460-461, 1969 p.447, 1970 p.449, 1971 pp.429-430, 1972 p.399, 1973 pp.393-394, 1974 pp.396-397, 1975 pp.421-422, 1976 pp.449-450, 1977 pp.441-442, 1978 pp.475-476, 1979 pp.469-470, 1980 pp.472-473, 1981 pp.473-475, 1982 pp.472-474, 1983 pp.467-468, 1984 pp.466-467, 1985 pp.490, 714, 1986 pp.485-486, 712, 1987 pp.453-454, 680, 1988 pp.413-414, 632, 1989 pp.413-414, 633, 1990 pp.430-431, 648, 1991 pp.410-411, 633, 1992 pp.384-385, 632, 1993 pp.387, 640, 1994 pp.386-387, 641, 1995 pp.431, 641, 1996 pp.429, 641, 1997 pp.439, 639, 2002 pp.451, 645 [G]
Article : Trans-Jordan, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1924 pp.186-187, 1925 p.190, 1926 pp.194-195, 1928 pp.191-192, 1929 pp.191-194, 1932 pp.195-197, 1937 pp.213-216, 1943 pp.205-208 [G]
Article : Jordan, in : Statesman's Yearbook 1970-1971 pp.1101-1104, 1975-1976 pp.1096-1098, 1976-1977 pp.1101-1104, 1978-1979 pp.744-747, 1979-1980 pp.744-753, 1980-1981 pp.748-751, 1981-1982 pp.751-754, 1983-1984 pp.750-753, 1984-1985 pp.751-754, 1985-1986 pp.753-756, 1986-1987 pp.753-756, 1987-1988 pp.756-760, 1988-1989 pp.758-762, 1989-1990 pp.767-771, 1990-1991 pp.768-772, 1991-1992 pp.768-772, 1992-1993 pp.844-848, 1993-1994 pp.837-841, 1994-1995 pp.830-834, 1995-1996 pp.827-831, 1996-1997 pp.768-772, 1997-1998 pp.777-781, 1998-1999 pp.833-837, 2000 pp.954-958, 2001 pp.931-935, 2002 pp.968-973, 2003 pp.971-976, 2004 pp.976-981, 2005 pp.982-987, 2006 pp.980-985 [G]
Article : Jordan, in : The World in Figures 1st ed. 1976 pp.179-180, 2nd ed. 1978 pp.179-180, 4th ed. 1984 pp.178-179 [G]
Entry : Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Cabinet, pp.53-54; Background Notes, pp.745-749, in : Countries of the World and their Leaders Yearbook, 2003 [G]
Article : Transjordania or Kerak, in : Americana Annual 1927 p.830, 1928 pp.759-760, 1930 p.749, 1931 pp.744-745, 1932 p.693, 1933 pp.746-747, 1934 p.578, 1935 pp.697-698, 1936 pp.708-709, 1937 p.683, 1938 pp.677-678, 1939 p.743, 1940 p.762, 1943 p.708, 1944 p.683, 1945 p.698 [G]
Article : Transjordan, in : Americana Annual 1946 p.721, 1947 pp.703-704 [G]
Article : Jordan, in : Americana Annual 1957 pp.423-425, 1961 pp.399-400, 1962 pp.404-406, 1963 pp.364-366, 1964 pp.362-363, 1965 p.381, 1967 pp.385-386, 1968 pp.382-383, 1969 pp.387-389, 1970 pp.391-392, 1971 pp.384-385, 1972 p.379, 1973 p.383, 1974 p.321, 1976 p.322, 1988 pp.302-303, 1989 pp.304-305, 1990 pp.299-300, 1992 pp.305-306, 1993 pp.305-306, 1994 pp.303-304, 1998 pp.297-298, 2006 p.221 [G]
Entry : Jordan, pp.606-611 in : IMF, International Financial Statistics Yearbook 2001 [G]
Article : Trans-Jordania, in : New International Year Book 1923 p.747, 1925 p.700, 1928 pp.751-752, 1930 p.750, 1932 p.791, 1933 p.794, 1934 pp.690-691, 1935 p.708, 1938 pp.728-729, 1939 pp.764-765, Events in 1940 p.743, 1941 pp.659-660, 1942 pp.689-690, 1943 pp.643-644, 1944 pp.624-625, 1945 pp.608-609 [G]
Article : Trans-Jordan, in : Funk & Wagnall's New Standard Encyclopedia Year Book 1932 p.506, 1933 p.498, 1935 p.503, 1936 pp.492-493, 1937 pp.493-494, 1938 p.494, Mandated Territories : Trans-Jordan, 1938 p.354, 1944 p.378, 1946 pp.420-421 [G]
Article : Jordan, in : Funk & Wagnall's New Standard Encyclopedia Year Book 1952 pp.225-226, 1961 p.178, 1983 p.210 [G]
Article : Jordan, in : Yearbook on International Communist Affairs 1976 pp.551-554 (Norman F. Howard), 1980 pp.417-420 (N.F.H.) [G]