Lebanon 1860-1960

Lebanon 1860-1960: A Century of Myth and Politics

كلود بويز كنعان (مؤلف/مؤلفة)

الكتب الأكاديمية والنصوص المرجعية والكتب المدرسية

1958 Lebanon crisis

Lebanon 1960's

نشرت الطبعة سنة 2005 باللّغة الإنجليزية

A brief, brutal clash in Lebanon in 1958 followed the build-up of tensions between the country’s most prominent communities – Maronites, Druze and Sunnis. This quickly escalated into a full-blown national crisis, which saw US Marines landing on Beirut shores.This period of Lebanese history is often seen as the product of friction between pan-Arab nationalism and the growing threat to Western hegemony during the Cold War. But while orientation towards the West or the Arab world was a critical feature of these times, Kanaan argues that the 1958 flashpoint was the culmination of a century of unresolved conflict between these three groups. Each community had constructed a ‘history’ of Lebanon to justify its own ends, and each adhered to different...

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The People Want
عن أحوال كتب الأطفال
الغرباء" في خطاب لبنانيين عن الحرب الأهليّة"
جمهورية فؤاد شهاب
الحروب الأهلية اللبنانية
الجذور التاريخية للمسألة الطائفية اللبنانية
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