SEPADPod with Yoav Alon

3rd Mar 2020 by Simon Mabon

On this episode of SEPADPod Simon speaks with Yoav Alon, Professor of History at Tel Aviv University. Yoav is the author of is the author of The Making of Jordan: Tribes, Colonialism, and the Modern States (2009) and The Shaykh of Shaykhs (2016). On this episode, Simon and Yoav talk about the importance of tribes, the legacy of Joseph Kostiner, state formation in Jordan and the role of tribal groups in these processes, the experience of an Israeli studying in Jordan, and the life of Mithqal al-Fayiz. Not to be missed.

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