A House of Many Mansions: The History of Lebanon Reconsidered

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Tauris, 1988 - Lebanon - 247 pages
Today Lebanon is one of the world's most divided countries - if it remains a country at all. But paradoxically the faction-ridden Lebanese, both Christians and Muslims, have never shown a keener consciousness of common identity. How can this be?

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The Maronite record
Trial and error
The war over Lebanese history

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Kamal Salibi is a historian and specialist on the modern Middle East. He has a keen interest in biblical studies and is the author of the bestselling "The Bible Came from Arabia," as well as a highly acclaimed history of "Lebanon, A House of Many Mansions" (I.B.Tauris). He is a committed Christian.

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