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Syria, a short history
Philip Khuri Hitti
|LC Classifications||DS95 .H52|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||270|
|LC Control Number||59008223|
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In Syria Burning: A Short History of a Catastrophe, Charles Glass conducts his inquiry into the Syrian ‘civil war.’ It can be said that his book is an autobiography, mainly based on his own experience and interpretation of Syrian history and current reality. Glass constructs his argument around conversations he had with many Syrian. Asian country has become a modern day humanitarian geopolitical disaster we wondered what is the short history of Syria over the last hundred years start out in nineteen eighteen.
This book is a tour de force,demolishing clichés and replacing them with realities of what the hell is going on in Syria—and why. The result is a gripping narrative that combines unvarnished history with immediate truth about Syria’s present-day.” —Norman Solomon, author of War Made EasyBrand: Prometheus Books. Buy Syria Burning: A Short History of a Catastrophe by Charles Glass, Patrick Cockburn (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(15).
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The book is well-written, if somewhat densely packed with facts. Given the immense time span, this was inevitable. For an introduction to the history of a pivotal part of the modern world, you could very well turn to SYRIA: A SHORT HISTORY.4/5(1).
If you need a starting point for the history of Syria you might as well start with this short history. The book begins with pre-historic times and runs up to the publication date of It is dense and, considering the time span covered, necessarily brief, but in the pages of this book youre presented with a clear moving picture of Syria.4/5.
Charles Glass is without question an expert on Syria and the book focuses almost entirely on Syria and the roots Syria the Syrian uprising against Bashar Assad.
There is also a long digression on the history of Syrian uprisings against various occupiers, especially the French. Glass went to Syria in and /5(29). Syria Burning: A Short History of a Catastrophe is a very readable and understandable novel.
Most of us in the U.S. don't really know all the details that led up to all the war and refugees. The reporting are inadequate, news is bundled swiftly and moves on/5. Syria joined with Egypt and became the United Arab Republic inbut the union split a few short years later in The s brought more military coups, revolts and riots.
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Several Syria observers also recommend Van Dam’s own book, “The Struggle for Power in Syria: Politics and Society Under Asad and the Ba’th Party,” published by I.B. Tauris, which recounts Author: Hector Tobar. Syria (sēr´ēə), officially Syrian Arab Republic, republic ( est. pop. 18,), 71, sq mi (, sq km), W borders on Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea in the west, on Turkey in the northwest and north, on Iraq in the east and south, and on Jordan and Israel in the southwest.
The Syrian civil war, which has devastated the entire country of Syria and its neighbors, is a complex conflict that involves several nations, rebel groups and terrorist organizations. What Author: Julie Marks. Get this from a library.
Syria: a short history. [Philip K Hitti] -- Being a condensation of the author's History of Syria, including Lebanon and Palestine.
Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hitti, Philip Khuri, Syria: a short history. New York, Collier Books [, ©].
Read this book on Questia. Ever since the publication of History of Syria including Lebanon and Palestine () the author has entertained the hope of compressing it into a small volume, minus footnotes and other critical apparatus, which would appeal to a wider and more varied audience.
It would bear the same relation to the larger volume that the author's The Arabs: A Short History bears to. SYRIA: A SHORT HISTORY | Philip K. Hitti | download | B–OK.
Download books for free. Find books. Ever since the publication of History of Syria including Lebanon and Palestine () the author has entertained the hope of compressing it into a small volume, minus footnotes and other critical apparatus, which would appeal to a wider and more varied audience.
It would bear the same relation to the larger volume that the author's The Arabs: A Short History bears to History of the Arabs. SYRIA - A SHORT HISTORY. By Phillip K. Hitti, Colier Books, New York This book is an abridgement of the author's previous work 'History of Syria Including Lebanon and Palestine' ().
Before the present 'Arab Spring' and the subsequent civil war in Syria this country wasn't of great interest to the average person.
Lesch is actually going to publish another book next year (), entitled Syria: A Modern History. I have read the manuscript. I have read the manuscript. His forthcoming book is much more general, starting from early times, through Roman and Ottoman times up till now.
A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Syria united with Egypt in February to form the United Arab Republic.
In Septemberthe two entities separated, and the Syrian Arab Republic was reestablished. In the Arab-Israeli War, Syria lost the Golan Heights region to Israel. During the s, Syria and Israel held occasional, albeit unsuccessful, peace talks over its return.
What are the origins of the Syrian crisis, and why did no one do anything to stop it?Since the upsurge of the Arab Spring inthe Syrian civil war has claimed in excess oflives, with an estimated 8 million Syrians, more than a third of the country’s population, forced to flee their homes.
Militant Sunni groups, such as ISIS, have taken control of large swathes of the nation. Timeline - World History Documentaries Recommended for you Bloody Battlefields: The Story Of Omaha Beach (D-Day Documentary) | Timeline - Duration: Ancient Syria A Three Thousand Year History Trevor Bryce.
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