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The Lebanese in the world : a century of emigration

Author: Albert Habib Hourani
Publisher: London : Tauris, 1992.
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These essays examine the groups of Lebanese who have settled in North and South America, the Caribbean, Australia, West Africa, and other parts of the Middle East. They touch on the economic,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: congrès
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Habib Hourani
ISBN: 1850433038 9781850433033
OCLC Number: 231594656
Description: XXIV, 741 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Part 1 Introduction and background: introduction, Albert Hourani; the historical background of Lebanese emigration - 1800-1914, Charles Issawi; Lebanese migration in the context of world population movements, Roger Owen; emigration from a Lebanese village - a case study of Bishmizzine, Patricia Nabti; Lebanese population movement 1920-1939 - towards a study, Kohei Hashimoto; Ottoman attitudes towards Lebanese emigration - 1885-1910, Engin Deniz Akarli. Part 2 The Americas: Lebanese immigration into the United States - 1880 to the Present, Alixa Naff; the Lebanese Muslim community in Dearborn, Michigan, Barbara C. Aswad; the Arab community in the United States - a comparison of Lebanese and non-Lebanese, Michael W, Suleiman; the literature of the Mahjar, Robin Ostle; the Lebanese in Montreal, Baha Abu-Laban; Criollos and Arabic speakers in Argentina - an uneasy pas de deux, 1988-1914, Ignacio Klich. the social and spatial mobility of the Syrian and Lebanese community in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Clark S. Knowlton; intergration and identity in Argentina - the Lebanese of Tucuman, Estela Valverde; Lebanese of the Antilles - Haiti, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, and Trinidad, David Nicholls; Lebanese, Palestinians and Syrians in Colombia, Louise l'Estrange Fawcett; the Lebanese community in Mexico - its meaning, importance and the history of its communities, Luz Maria Marinez Montiel; from pedlars to proprietors - Lebanese, Syrian and Jewish immigrants in Brazil, Jeff H. Lesser. Part 3 Australia: the Lebanese in Australia - 1880-1989, Trevor Batrouney; sectarianism and the politics of identity - the Lebanese in Sydney, Michael Humphrey; the Lebanese in Melbourne - ethnicity, inter-ethnic activities and attitudes to Australia, Abe Ata. Part 4 Africa: Lebanese and Syrians in Egypt, Albert Hourani; the Lebanese community in the Ivory Coast - a non-native network at the heart of power?, Didier Bigo; migration, mobility and settlement of the Lebanese in West Africa, H. Laurens van der Laan; change and continuity in the relationship between the Lebanese in Senegal and their hosts, Said Boumedouha; public reaction to the Lebanese presence in Nigeria during the colonial period, Devendra M. Misra; Lebanese emigration - its effect on the political economy of Sierra Leone, Neil O. Leighton. Part 5 Emigration during the civil war: Lebanese emigration during the war (1975-1989), Boutros Labaki; Cyprus - haven and stepping-stone for Lebanese migrants and emigrants, Michael F. Davie; Lebanese emigration to the Gulf and Saudi Arabia, Marwan Maaouia; Lebanese asylum applicants in Denmark 1985-1988 - political refugees or war emigrants?, Brian McGuire; the Lebanese Migrant in France - Muhajir or Muhajjar?, Perg Kemp; Lebanese business in France, Amir Abdul-Karim; problems in comparative studies of international emigration.
Responsibility: ed. by Albert Hourani ...


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