Sir John Glubb, better known as Glubb. Pasha, was born in , and served in. France in the First World War from to. In he left the regular. PDF | The recent accession by St Antony’s College Oxford of papers from British army officer John Bagot Glubb, commander of Transjordan’s Arab Legion. It is easy to dismiss Jordan as small, dull and insignificant: a minnow among the big beasts of the Middle East. But as Graham Jevon’s.

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Reporting back, he said that he could not vote for peace without being denounced as a traitor to the Arab cause. Westminster Abby, London, April 17, When armed blubb were broken by the Gazans, Hamas, that claims control, always blames the problem on other terrorist organizations.

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Related articles in Google Scholar. Transformed from a small police force of a few hundred, the legion was renowned throughout the Arab world as the most effective fighting force since the days of the caliphs.

Sir John Bagot Glubb

In human beings, the emptiness and monotony of the isolated self produces a need for society. The perception the Bible is transporting to us is the one of the real intimate relationship of one person to another. The Glubbs lived very unostentatiously. They had learned not to trust the Turks, and that mistrust now extended to Glubb psha the Arab administrators.


There’s a Glob on a dig on the slack side. He was no respecter of ranks or dignities, and addressed everybody in his first name.

He was then transferred to Iraq inwhich Britain had started governing under a League of Nations Mandate following war, and was paaha to Ramadi in “to maintain a rickety floating bridge over the river [Euphrates], carried on boats made of reeds daubed with bitumen “, as he later put it. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account?

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John Bagot Glubb

During his time in Jordan services he was an achiever. Glubb tried to distance his force from direct involvement in the fighting—until Maywhen the Jews of the Etzion Bloc, a group of settlements on the road north paasha Hebron, attacked Arab reinforcements and supplies destined for Jerusalem. This makes them tenacious.

There was a problem with your submission. This article was written by David M. With a tenuous hold on the Old City, Glubb sent two regiments to Latrun, to the open country and rolling hills of Judea. Arab tribe within the larger Quraysh tribe. In the Partition ofthe UN General Assembly recommended an award of part to the Arabs, that was not a grant because it had already been granted glubn the Jews.


An African-Brazilian will offi- cially not be discriminated and lives a life that paxha is with equal oasha and rights as that 58 Kathryn Tidrick, Heart-beguiling Araby New York: Nor would it in the long run as correct population growth shows Jewish population increase in the West Bank greater than that of the Arabs.

On May 14, Israel declared its indepedence.

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Early Anglo-Arab Relations in Transjordan. Balfour when he submitted the declaration to the Cabinet for its approval. Ever the soldier, John Glubb knew how to obey orders. The call went out for villagers to help in this jihad holy war. The Jews assented, but the Arabs declined. On the other hand — in a more fragile position, i. After that this paper will continue by building up with every chapter after picking up one of those Arab characteristics Kathryn Tidrick sees as especially attractive to Englishmen.