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Syria

Syria

Today Syria is a country known for all the wrong reasons: civil war, vicious sectarianism, and major humanitarian crisis. But how did this once rich, multi-cultural society end up as the site of one of the twenty-first century’s most devastating and brutal conflicts? In this incisive book, interna

ISBN10 : 1509527516 , ISBN13 : 9781509527519

Page Number : 160

Fragile Nation Shattered Land

Fragile Nation Shattered Land

The Syrian state is less than 100 years old, born from the wreckage of World War I. Today it stands in ruins, shattered by brutal civil war. How did this happen? How did the lands that are today Syria survive incorporation with the Ottoman Empire in the sixteenth century and the trials and vicissitu

ISBN10 : 9781786724502 , ISBN13 : 1786724502

Page Number : 312

Syria

Syria

“A fluent introduction to Syria’s recent past, this book provides the backstory to the country’s collapse into brutal civil conflict” (Andrew Arsan, author of Lebanon: A Country in Fragments). The fall of Syria into civil war over the past two years has spawned a regional crisis with reverbe

ISBN10 : 9781620970508 , ISBN13 : 1620970503

Page Number : 366

Destroying A Nation

Destroying A Nation

Following the Arab Spring, Syria descended into civil and sectarian conflict. It has since become a fractured warzone which operates as a breeding ground for new terrorist movements including ISIS as well as the root cause of the greatest refugee crisis in modern history. In this book, former Specia

ISBN10 : 9781786722485 , ISBN13 : 1786722488

Page Number : 208

The Makers Of Modern Syria

The Makers Of Modern Syria

In the aftermath of World War I Syria paved a path towards democracy. Initially as part of the French mandate in the Middle East and latterly as an independent republic, Syria put in place the instruments of democratic government that it was hoped would lead to a stable future. This book tells the s

ISBN10 : 9781838609474 , ISBN13 : 1838609474

Page Number : 320

Power And Policy In Syria

Power And Policy In Syria

As Bashar al-Asad rescinds emergency rule in the face of demonstrations and protests, Syria finds itself in a key position in a Middle East beset by regional tensions, the repercussions of the global ‘war on terror’ and popular uprisings. The bloodless coup by General Hafez al-Assad, in 1970, pu

ISBN10 : 9780857737694 , ISBN13 : 0857737694

Page Number : 256

Among The Ruins

Among The Ruins

As a civil war shatters a country and consumes its people, historian Christian C. Sahner offers a poignant account of Syria, where the past profoundly shapes its dreadful present. Among the Ruins blends history, memoir and reportage, drawing on the author's extensive knowledge of Syria in ancient, m

ISBN10 : 9780190257378 , ISBN13 : 0190257377

Page Number : 256