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Lords of the Lebanese marches

violence and narrative in an Arab society

by Michael Gilsenan

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lebanon,
  • ʻAkkār (Lebanon),
  • ʻAkkār.
    • Subjects:
    • ʻAkkār (Lebanon) -- Politics and government.,
    • Political anthropology -- Lebanon -- ʻAkkār.,
    • Power (Social sciences) -- Lebanon -- ʻAkkār.,
    • Violence -- Lebanon -- ʻAkkār.,
    • Oral tradition -- Lebanon -- ʻAkkār.,
    • Aristocracy (Political science) -- Lebanon -- ʻAkkār.,
    • Lebanon -- Kings and rulers.,
    • ʻAkkār (Lebanon) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-365) and index.

      StatementMichael Gilsenan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS89.A42 G55 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 377 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages377
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL813219M
      ISBN 100520205898, 0520205901
      LC Control Number95050482

      Beirut remained a major battle area, and in Feb. On Oct. In Feb. Born into poverty, he was elected emir upon the abdication of his predecessor, and would rule under Ottoman suzerainty, being appointed wali or governor of Mt Lebanon, the Biqa valley and Jabal Amil.

      On Aug. In particular, the Maronite community clung to its faith and managed to maintain a large degree of autonomy despite the succession of rulers over Syria. A point of friction was in the Lords' funded churches where they appointed churchmen to livings held tightly under hierarchic control in the manner that had developed in Normandywhere a highly organised church structure was well in the hands of the Duke. Since most of the silk went to Marseillethe French began to have a great impact in the region. Ottoman control was uncontested during the early modern period, but the Lebanese coast became important for its contacts and trades with the maritime republics of VeniceGenoa other Italian city-states.

      Yes, it is in french. Tell others about this book Lorem About Recognizing Islam Offering an understanding of the role of religion in the Islamic world, this book sets out to show that Islam covers a multitude of forms and practices which are woven into daily existence in complex and sometimes almost invisible ways. The French accepted the Druze as having established control and the Maronites were reduced to a semi-autonomous region around Mt Lebanon, without even direct control over Beirut itself. Between the two mountain ranges lies the fertile valley of Al Biqa avg. A tentative peace accord was reached between Christian and Muslim representatives, but Aoun complained that the peace accord failed to pressure the Syrians to withdraw.


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