Out Of Nowhere

Author: Michael Gunter
Publisher: Hurst
ISBN: 1849045321
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For background, see Khoury, Philip, Syria and the French Mandate: The Politics
of Arab Nationalism, London: I.B. Tauris, 1987; and Fuccaro, Nelida, 'Kurds and
Kurdish Nationalism in Mandatory Syria: Politics, Culture and Identity', in Vali,
Abbas (ed.), Essays on the Origins of Kurdish Nationalism, Costa Mesa, CA:
Mazda Publishers, 2003, pp. 191–217. For a useful recent analysis, see White,
Benjamin, The Emergence of Minorities in the Middle East: The Politics of
Community in ...

Minority Rights In The Middle East

Author: Joshua Castellino
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191668885
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and France through the secret Sykes–Picot Agreement of 1916.60 In keeping
with the Wilsonian vision of selfdetermination,61 a Commission (KingCrane)
sought to determine the aspirations of the population.62 A mandate for Syria and
Lebanon was created and attributed to France in 1920, a decision confirmed by
the League of Nations in ... of Greater Syria, while other communities remained
determined not to let French selfinterests govern the future of Middle Eastern
communities.

The Syrian Land

Author: Thomas Philipp
Publisher: Franz Steiner Verlag
ISBN: 9783515073097
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1 Philip Khoury similarly uses the relationship between the political elites of the
Jabal Druze and Damascus as the center piece of his "reinter- pretation" of the
nationalist movement during the years of the French Mandate. He concludes ...
the Druze into a Syrian-Arab political community.'"2 Based on his ... 1
Schatkowski-Schilcher, L.: "The Hauran Conflicts of the 1860s: A Chapter in the
Rural History of Modern Syria," in: International Journal of Middle East Studies,
13 (1981), p. 175 ...

The Contemporary Middle Eastern Scene

Author: Gustav Stein
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3322971457
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Problems of Confessionalism in Syria * By Itamar Rabinovich The term
confessionalism as used in this paper calls for an explanation. ... During the
French mandate and in the early years of independence, representation in
parliament to minority groups existed as a marginal political phenomenon. But as
a ... The emergence of a regime based on a coalition of Bathi officers and
politicians therefore catapulted into the center of Syrian politics an
unproportionate number of minoritarians.

The Modern Middle East

Author: Albert Hourani
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520082410
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Syrian. Urban. Politics. in. Transition: the. Quarters. of. Damascus. during. the.
French. Mandate. PHILIP S. KHOURY For urban politics in Syria, the interwar
years were pivotal. The country was in a transitional phase, uncomfortably
suspended between four centuries of Ottoman rule and national ... different
religious sects and ethnic groups, between the rich and the poor, between the
various trades, and between long-settled urbanites and recent in-migrants from
the countryside.

Geopolitica Del Collasso

Author: Roberto Iannuzzi
Publisher: LIT EDIZIONI
ISBN: 8868268485
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Van Dam N., The Struggle for Power in Syria. Politics and Society Under Asad
and the Ba'th Party, I.B.Tauris, London, 2011. White B.T., The Emergence of
Minorities in the Middle East: The Politics of Community in French Mandate Syria,
Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2011. Wise H.L., Inside the
Danger Zone. The U.S. Military in the Persian Gulf 1987-88, Naval Institute Press,
Annapolis, 2007. Yacub S., Containing Arab Nationalism: The Eisenhower
Doctrine and ...

Upheavals In The Middle East

Author: Ronen A. Cohen
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739176668
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Syria. Syria. finally freed itself from the chains of the French Mandate in April 17,
1946,1 but even when it became an independent country it faced many
difficulties. From when it received independence in 1946 until the Ba'ath
revolution in the ... geographical location was a crossroads for the Middle East
and this placed it at the center of conflicts; second—there were ethnic and
community divisions with each of the ethnic groups living in a certain area where
they were the dominant ...

Syria S Kurds

Author: Jordi Tejel
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134096437
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This book is a decisive contribution to the study of Kurdish history in Syria since the mandatory period (1920-1946) up to nowadays.

Minorities In The Middle East

Author: Mordechai Nisan
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 9780786451333
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By that date, the ethnic, religious, and geographic integrity of Jabal Nusairi was
an indisputable human and historic reality, but one lacking the talents or
resources to become a fully independent 'Alawite political state. ... The
establishment of French mandatory rule in Syria in ¡920 became the basis for a
transparent policy of “divide and rule” that was of benefit to the 'Alawites. Not
internal social change but external intervention energized a dormant and listless
community. In fact, in the ...