The struggle for Arab independence : Riad el-Solh and the makers of the modern Middle East / by Patrick Seale.

Author
Seale, Patrick [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Description
xiii, 804 p. : ill., map : 24 cm.

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Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. [768]-779) and index.
Contents
Grandee of the empire -- An Ottoman childhood -- Education in revolution -- In the shadow of the gallows -- Faysal's false dawn -- Fugitive from the French -- The Great Syrian Revolution -- A hero's return -- Man of the people -- Riad el-Solh, Zionism and the Hajj Amin al-Husayni -- Ben-Gurion and the Arabs -- The making of a Lebanese patriot -- Competing identities : the battle for men's minds -- The politics of the street -- The changing fortunes of war -- Rashid 'Ali and 'Operation Exporter' -- Riad Bey and General Spears -- The electoral challenge -- The compromise of the National Pact -- The decisive battle -- Painful awakening -- Goodbye to the French -- Master of the local scene -- The unwanted war -- The challenge from the revolutionaries -- Murder in Amman.
ISBN
  • 9780521191371 (hbk.)
  • 0521191378 (hbk.)
LCCN
2010279114
OCLC
427678031
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