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Syria and the French mandate the politics of Arab nationalism, 1920-1945 by Philip S. Khoury

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English



  • Syria,
  • Arab countries


  • Nationalism -- Syria -- History,
  • Nationalism -- Arab countries -- History,
  • Syria -- History -- 20th century

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Edition Notes

StatementPhilip S. Khoury.
SeriesPrinceton studies on the Near East
LC ClassificationsDS98 .K46 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 698 p. :
Number of Pages698
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2739971M
ISBN 10069105486X
LC Control Number86042859

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Syria and the French Mandate: The Politics of Arab Nationalism, (Princeton Studies on the Near East) 0th Edition by Philip Shukry Khoury (Author)5/5(1). In Occupying Syria Under the French Mandate, Daniel Neep suggests that colonial violence perpetrated by the colonizers has been understudied because scholars of modernity have considered it an outlier in human progress. Examining Syria during the Mandate Period (although focusing primarily on the first half of the s) and applying the theories of Foucault to his case study, the author argues that it is, /5. Set in Syria during the French Mandate from to , the book explores a turbulent period in which conflict between armed Syrian insurgents and French military forces not only determined the strategic objectives of the colonial state, but also transformed how the colonial state organised, controlled and understood Syrian society, geography and by: French rule over Syria and Lebanon was premised on a vision of a special French protectorate established through centuries of cultural activity: archaeological, educational and charitable. Initial French methods of organising and supervising cultural.

Officially the French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon[1] (also known as the French Mandate of Syria) was a League of Nations mandate founded after the First World War and the partitioning of the Ottoman Size: 1MB. Despite French attempts to create territorial, political, and legal divisions, the mandate period saw the consolidation of the nation-state form in Syria: a trend towards a coherent national territory with fixed borders, uniform state authority within them, and the struggle to control that state played out in the language of nationalism. Book Description. This theoretically rigorous study explores how French colonial violence laid the foundations for the modern state in Syria. Focusing on the inter-war Mandate period, it explains how the French used new strategies, including nonmilitary techniques, to conquer the country/5(6). Philip Khoury's comprehensive work discusses this and other questions in the framework of two related conflicts--one between France and the Syrian nationalists, and the other between liberal and radical nationalism. Originally published in The Princeton Legacy Library Cited by:

Syria and the French Mandate: The Politics of Arab Nationalism, – (London: I. B. Tauris, ). Khoury, Philip ‘ A Reinterpretation of the Origins and Aims of the Great Syrian Revolt, –27 ’ in George N. Atiyeh and Ibrahim M. Oweiss, eds. Arab Civilization: Challenges and Responses. The French mandate. In June a French ultimatum demanding Syrian recognition of the mandate was followed by a French occupation and the expulsion in July of Fayṣal. In July the League of Nations approved the texts of the French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon. In this book, Idir Ouahes provides an in-depth analysis of the shifts in discourses, attitudes and activities unfolding in French and locally-organised institutions such as schools, museums and newspapers, revealing how local resistance put pressure on cultural activity in the early years of the French mandate. Syria and the French Mandate: The Politics of Arab Nationalism, | Philip Shukry Khoury | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.