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History of Modern Lebanon

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ISBN-10: 0745324371

ISBN-13: 9780745324371

Edition: 2007

Authors: Fawwaz Traboulsi

List price: $35.00
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Description:

Starting with the formation of Ottoman Lebanon in the 16th century, this volume covers the growth of Beirut as a capital for trade and culture through the 19th century. It concentrates on Lebanon's development in the 20th century and the conflicts that led up to the major wars in the 1970s and 1980s.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 1/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Fawwaz Traboulsi is Associate Professor teaching history and politics at the Lebanese American University in Beirut. He is the author of several books.

Introduction
Acknowledgements
Chronology
Glossary
Ottoman Lebanon
The Emirate of Mount Lebanon (1523-1842)
The Bloody Death of the Muqata`ji system (1842-1861)
Grandeur and Misery of the Mutasarrifiya (1861-1915)
Beirut, Capital of Trade and Culture (1820-1918)
State and Society
Dialectics of Attachment and Detachment (1915-1920)
From Mandate to Independence (1920-1943)
The Merchant Republic (1943-1952)
The Pro-Western Authoritarianism of Kamil Sham`un (19