Occasion for War

Occasion for War Leila Fawaz s pioneering study tells the story of the civil wars that began in Mount Lebanon and spilled over into Damascus This period witnessed the most severe outbreak of sectarian violence in

  • Title: Occasion for War
  • Author: Fawaz
  • ISBN: 9780520087828
  • Page: 246
  • Format: None
  • Leila Fawaz s pioneering study tells the story of the 1860 civil wars that began in Mount Lebanon and spilled over into Damascus This period witnessed the most severe outbreak of sectarian violence in the history of Ottoman Syria and Lebanon The author s close analytical narrative of the dramatic events of that year is set against the broader themes of nineteenth centuryLeila Fawaz s pioneering study tells the story of the 1860 civil wars that began in Mount Lebanon and spilled over into Damascus This period witnessed the most severe outbreak of sectarian violence in the history of Ottoman Syria and Lebanon The author s close analytical narrative of the dramatic events of that year is set against the broader themes of nineteenth century social, political, and economic change.Fawaz shows how social conflict, including ethnic civil wars, cannot be explained without analyzing the regional and international currents that play upon both central state power and local autonomy She also demonstrates the important role of the communal balance between social and political institutions within regions.Fawaz s new insights into the formation of sectarian identities and conflict will make An Occasion for War essential reading for all students of the modern Middle East.

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    1. Fawaz Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Occasion for War book, this is one of the most wanted Fawaz author readers around the world.

    2. This is a decent book for narration of the Damascus riots of 1860, in which upwards of 5000 Christians were slaughtered at the hands of Muslim pillagers. Fawaz traces the provenance of the violence ultimately and theoretically to the enormous changes that state formation and economic restructuring wrought in Ottoman society, developments that consistently favoured the Christian minority and incensed the Muslim majority. In other words, it was structural inequities and not religious ideology that [...]

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