Women of Lebanon: Interviews with Champions for Peace

Women of Lebanon: Interviews with Champions for Peace

By: Nelda Lateef (author)Paperback

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Despite seventeen years of civil war that left 150,000 dead, 425,000 injured, and nearly a million refugees within their own country, many Lebanese women successfully protected their natural heritage and helped to restore order within their society. They formed schools and clinics, preserved historic ruins, and produced art that expressed the anguish and loss of their people. Forty-two Lebanese women from arts and literature, education, government, law, social work, the media, business and medicine discuss the effects of war on their careers and humanitarian efforts, their personal lives and families. Many of these women lost relatives and homes. In spite of such devastation, their stories confirm the power of endurance and also convey the significance of women's issues within Lebanon. These 42 poignant interviews with educated, successful women reveal their strength and the importance of culture and diversity within Lebanon.

About Author

Writer Nelda LaTeef is a cum laude graduate of Harvard and the founder of a textile business. She lives in Great Falls, Virginia.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780786472796
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 291
  • ID: 9780786472796
  • ISBN10: 0786472790

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