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|Notes:||Originally published: 1995.|
|Description:||xv, 246 pages ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Syria in its environment --
Coups and covert action, 1949 --
The Shishakli era, 1949-54 --
Syria between Nasser and the West, 1954-56 --
Battling the Eisenhower Doctrine, 1957-58 --
The United Arab Republic, 1958-61 --
Conclusion. Rewriting Syrian history ; Past, present and future.
'Middle East scholars have always had a hard time dealing with conspiracies as explanations for political turmoil. On the one hand, the political culture is prone to explain everything in terms of