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West Bank/East Bank: The Palestinians in Jordan, 1949-1967
West Bank/East Bank: The Palestinians in Jordan, 1949-1967
By Shaul Mishal
Yale University Press, 1978, 129 pp.

A brief but meaty study by an Israeli scholar of the relations of "delicately contained conflict" between the West Bank Palestinians and Amman. The key questions of power, legitimacy and leadership were largely unresolved in the period of Jordanian rule, as they remain today under Israeli occupation.