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Lebanon in modern times

Author: A J Abraham
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, Inc., [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This careful study of Lebanese politics and foreign policy ..."--Back cover.

" ... An attempt to sketch the political history and meaningful events in the history of modern Lebanon"--Preface.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Abraham, A.J. (Antoine J.).
Lebanon in modern times.
Lanham : University Press of America, Inc., [2008]
(OCoLC)891470230
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A J Abraham
ISBN: 0761840710 9780761840718 0761840702 9780761840701
OCLC Number: 226979100
Description: xii, 212 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The lord of the land : Amir Fakhr al-Din al-Mani II and the Druze revolt --
The Shihabi Amirate (Emirate) I : neutrality in the era of Napoleon and Ahmed al-Jazzar Pahsa --
The Shihabi Amirate (Emirate) II : Lebanon and the Egyptian invasion --
The Maronite establishment : independence and the Maronite church --
The Maronite insurrection in Mount Lebanon (1841; 1845) : the struggle to secure independence --
The Maronite-Druze civil war of 1860 : a decade of conflict as the Ottoman Empire attempted to reintegrate Lebanon tightly into the Porte's embrace --
The Mutasarrifiyah of Jabal Lubnan : the Arab world's first representative government --
Under French rule : the interwar years and the origins of political modernization --
Independent Lebanon : confessional democracy and political tensions --
The war years (1975-1985) --
Post war Lebanon (1985-1996) --
The contemporary scene (1997-2007).
Responsibility: A.J. Abraham.

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This careful study of Lebanese politics and foreign policy reflects the problems we now face in the Middle East and offer's democratic suggestions to the Muslim and Third World.  Read more...

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