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The politics of partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine, 1921-1951

@inproceedings{Shlaim1990ThePO,
  title={The politics of partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine, 1921-1951},
  author={Avi Shlaim},
  year={1990}
}
In this reissue of the abridged paperback edition of his critically acclaimed Collusion Across the Jordan, Professor Shlaim chronicles King Abdullah's relationship with the Zionist movement from his appointment as Emir of Transjordan in 1921 to his assassination in 1951. Focusing on the events that led to the partition of Palestine, the author, a leading figure in the school of revisionist Israeli historians, challenges many of the myths and legends that have come to surround the first Arab… Expand