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Kamal S. Salibi: The Lebanese Identity (Title)

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mohamed galal

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Salim Nasr and Diane James: Roots of the Shi’i Movement (1985):
1) About the author
2) Early signs of the Shi’a movement and Shi’a resistance
3) Changes prompting the resistance
4) Newly emerging Shi’a bourgeoisie

Salim Nasr and Diane James: Roots of the Shi’i Movement (1985):
1) Movement’s aims
2) Themes of Movement’s discourse
3) Results of movement
4) Modern day importance and relevance

Kamal S. Salibi: The Lebanese Identity
1) General Gouraud and state of Greater Lebanon
2) Historical Context
3) Annexation of land and demographic quotas
4) Phoenician Identity
5) Contemporary relevance

Kamal S. Salibi: The Lebanese Identity

1) About the author
2) Tracing of Lebanese Identity
3) Establishment of mutsarifyyat Jabal Lubnan
4) World War 1

Elizabeth Picard: Political Economy of Civil War:
1) Author background
2) Competing militias in the Lebanese conflict
3) Alternative narrative?
4) Start of the war and conflict

1) Phase 1: Destruction of infrastructure
2) Phase 2: Collapse of the State
3) Results and relevance

Elizabeth Picard: Political Economy of Civil War
Professor Michael Gilsenan is a social and cultural anthropologist whose current position is the David B. Kriser Professor in Anthropology and Middle Eastern Studies at New York University (1995-). He is also Director of the Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU.
Young men did ploughing and harvesting when it was there to
do, turned their hands to selling from carts in Tripoli when not, or
merely sat around for 200 days a year agreeing with any kind of
relish with the common perception of them as useless and
without a future
The machines always went
wrong, were always put right and then stuttered to a halt again.
The process was endless and gave a rhythm to economy and life.
The fund of practical expertise was enormous, but it never
seemed quite to translate into a move into a new level of life.
There was no real sense of capital accumulated, of something
consolidated, a foundation laid
all, there was no future. That was the phrase people used: No
Translated into capital

Cash is all you need, not status, honor or genealogy or the other
cultural weapons of stratification
Lord Feudal Status
show of wealth derived from industrial
construction work is a necessity
Wealth, Status, Power
Globalization effect

How to find a way to stand out, to
be utterly oneself, "needing no one," that was a man's problem.
Those who could not because they were fellahin or lacked the
social resources were consigned to social anonymity or, worse, to
humiliation and an all too present sense of a world in which they
could have no significance
Je suis le peuple
Has feudalism changed in the modern day rural areas?
Ambiguities and contradictions of Al Taif Agreement
22nd of October 1989
Pre emergence
Its Emergence: Arab League
Its changes
Its outcomes

movements in the mountains
The 1840 - 1860 uprising against the egyptian occupation
Europe Double edged
legacy of the movements
Maronites and Druze
Christians and muslims
cities and capitals
Fawwaz Traboulsi is Associate Professor of History and Politics at the Lebanese American University, Beirut. He has written on Arab history, politics and society he wrote regarding works by Edward Said, Karl Marx, John Reed, Antonio Gramsci, Isaac Deutscher, John Berger, Etel Adnan and Saidi Yusuf. His book publications include “A History of Modern Lebanon” (2007)
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