Syria and the French Mandate: The Politics of Arab Nationalism, 1920-1945 by Philip S. Khoury
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Overview: Why did Syrian political life continue to be dominated by a particular urban elite even after the dramatic changes following the end of four hundred years of Ottoman rule and the imposition of French control? Philip Khoury’s comprehensive work discusses this and other questions in the framework of two related conflicts–one between France and the Syrian nationalists, and the other between liberal and radical nationalism.
Originally published in 1987.
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Genre: Non-Fiction > History