From the Editors
A Rejoinder to the Response of Lama Abu Odeh: On Jordan, the Hashemite Regime, and the Current Mobilizations
[This article was written as a rejoinder to Lama Abu Odeh's response to the author's interview on the history of state formation in Jordan and regime-society relations in the context of the Arab uprisings. Click here to read Lama Abu Odeh's response, and click here to read the original interview with Tariq Tell.] Lama Abu Odeh begins her response to my two-part interview published in Jadaliyya by congratulating me for offering readers an analysis of Jordan’s ...Keep Reading »
Tariq Tell is a Jordanian scholar and activist. He is the author of "Guns, Gold, and Grain: War and Food Supply in the Making of Modern Jordan" and co-editor (with Eugene Rogan) of Village, Steppe, and State: The Social Origins of Modern Jordan. His manuscript, entitled The Social and Economic Origins of Monarchy in Jordan, is due for release in January 2013.
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