By Fawwaz Traboulsi

ISBN-10: 0745332749

ISBN-13: 9780745332741

ISBN-10: 0745332757

ISBN-13: 9780745332758

this can be the second one up-to-date version of the 1st entire historical past of Lebanon within the glossy interval. Written by means of a number one Lebanese student, and in response to formerly inaccessible files, it's a attention-grabbing and beautifully-written account of 1 of the world's so much fabled countries.Starting with the formation of Ottoman Lebanon within the sixteenth century, Traboulsi covers the expansion of Beirut as a capital for exchange and tradition throughout the nineteenth century. the most a part of the e-book concentrates on Lebanon's improvement within the twentieth century and the conflicts that led as much as the main wars within the Nineteen Seventies and Nineteen Eighties. This version features a new bankruptcy and updates in the course of the text.This is a wealthy background of Lebanon that brings to lifestyles its politics, its humans and the the most important position that it has consistently performed in international affairs.

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