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Author: John Morrison; Adam Woog
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2009.
Series: Creation of the modern Middle East.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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For more than 4,000 years, the land known as Syria was marched over, sacked, and occupied by soldiers of many empires of the world. In 1516, Syria became part of the vast Ottoman Empire of the Turks. After the Ottomans' defeat in World War I, Syria came under the authority of France. In 1946, Syria gained its independence, but began several decades of unstable government that ended with the election of Hafez Assad  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Morrison, John, 1929-
Syria.
New York : Chelsea House, ©2009
(DLC) 2008012412
(OCoLC)213480197
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Morrison; Adam Woog
ISBN: 9781438105819 1438105819 9781604130195 1604130199
OCLC Number: 302288305
Description: 1 online resource (127 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps.
Contents: After the lion ---
Land of Abraham ---
Lawrence of Arabia ---
A taste of freedom ---
Birth of a nation ---
The Arabs unite ---
The six-day war ---
A region divided ---
The Yom Kippur War and Lebanon conflicts ---
The strongman ---
Chronology and timeline.
Series Title: Creation of the modern Middle East.
Responsibility: Jack Morrison ; with additional text by Adam Woog.

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For more than 4,000 years, the land known as Syria was marched over, sacked, and occupied by soldiers of many empires of the world. In 1516, Syria became part of the vast Ottoman Empire of the Turks.  Read more...

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