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Spirit of the phoenix : Beirut and the story of Lebanon

Author: Tim Llewellyn
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Lawrence Hill Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sitting at the center of the war-torn Middle East, Lebanon seems eternally on the brink of crisis. But what is the country all about? In Spirit of the Phoenix: Beirut and the Story of Lebanon, veteran journalist Tim Llewellyn looks to the people themselves for the answers.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Llewellyn
ISBN: 9781569766033 1569766037
OCLC Number: 555668510
Notes: Originally published: London : I.B. Tauris, ©2010.
Description: xx, 268 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The making of presidents --
First meeting with the martyrs --
Up among the Christians --
Lunch with priest and parishioner --
The bus to civil war --
Another kind of Christian --
Fugitives from the catastrophe --
The hills above the city --
The south : under enemy eyes --
The making of the border --
The Sheikh makes his point --
The People's Republic of Tyre --
An interrupted afternoon --
Mr UNIFIL --
Among the believers --
New lines in the sand --
In search of Sunnis.
Responsibility: Tim Llewellyn.
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Sitting at the center of the war-torn Middle East, Lebanon seems eternally on the brink of crisis. But what is the country all about? In Spirit of the Phoenix: Beirut and the Story of Lebanon, veteran journalist Tim Llewellyn looks to the people themselves for the answers.

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