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University of California Press , Berkeley
Beirut (Lebanon) -- Hi
StatementSamir Kassir ; foreword by Robert Fisk ; translated by M.B. DeBevoise.
LC ClassificationsDS89.B4 K3813 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23713325M
ISBN 139780520256682
LC Control Number2009037305

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Samir shows that ultimately Beirut was always a city of migrants and refugees. Its latest rebirth was in the eighteenth century, as a joint venture between the Ottomans and the French, and this rare collaborative endeavor between the east and west is one of Beirut’s characteristics.

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