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By Fawwaz Traboulsi

this is often the second one up to date version of the 1st accomplished historical past of Lebanon within the smooth interval. Written via a number one Lebanese student, and according to formerly inaccessible data, it's a interesting and beautifully-written account of 1 of the world's such a lot fabled countries.Starting with the formation of Ottoman Lebanon within the sixteenth century, Traboulsi covers the expansion of Beirut as a capital for alternate and tradition in the course of the nineteenth century. the most a part of the ebook concentrates on Lebanon's improvement within the twentieth century and the conflicts that led as much as the most important wars within the Nineteen Seventies and Eighties. This version incorporates a new bankruptcy and updates during the text.This is a wealthy historical past of Lebanon that brings to lifestyles its politics, its humans and the an important function that it has consistently performed in international affairs.

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