The culture of sectarianism : community, history, and violence in nineteenth-century Ottoman Lebanon (Book, 2000) [WorldCat.org]
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The culture of sectarianism : community, history, and violence in nineteenth-century Ottoman Lebanon

Author: Ussama Makdisi
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press, 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on Ottoman Lebanon, this study shows how sectarianism was a manifestation of modernity that transcended the physical boundaries of a particular country. It challenges the view that sectarian  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ussama Makdisi
ISBN: 0520218450 9780520218451 0520218469 9780520218468
OCLC Number: 473477830
Description: xv, 259 s. : illustrations
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"This work is a meticulous deconstruction of sectarianism as a discourse spawned by a particular historic conjecture-Ottoman reform in the age of European domination-in and around the tiny peripheral Read more...

 
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