The View from Istanbul: Ottoman Lebanon and the Druze Emirate

The View from Istanbul: Ottoman Lebanon and the Druze Emirate

By: Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn (author)Hardback

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This work makes detailed studies and extensive use of Ottoman chancery documents, aiming to fill many gaps in the historical record. It sets out to answer such questions as: how did the Ottomans run their empire? How did they view Lebanon? What were their prime concerns in the region? Each section is prefaced by a short introduction that places the documents in historical context and analyzes their content and scope.

About Author

Abdul Rahim Abu Husayn gained his PhD from Princeton. He is professor of History at the American University of Beirut, and Chairman of the History Department.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860648564
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 288
  • ID: 9781860648564
  • ISBN10: 1860648568

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