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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
The ?Syria idea? emerged in the nineteenth century as a concept of national awakening superseding both Arab nationalism and separatist currents. Looking at nationalist movements, ideas and individuals, this book traces the origin and development of the idea of Syrian nationhood from the perspective of some of its leading pioneers. Providing a highly... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00
In verschiedenen Quellengattungen aus dem Untersuchungszeitraum (1. Jh. v. Chr. bis 3. Jh. n. Chr.) beziehen sich verschiedene Gebietsnamen auf das antike Syrien: Syria, Phoinikia, Kommagene, Iudaea, Dekapolis, Koile Syria. Einige davon erscheinen in Inschriften römischer Gouverneure zur Umschreibung ihrer Amtsbereiche, etwa in der Form »Statthalter... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
One of the most striking recent developments in the modern Middle East has been the transformation of Syria under Hafez al-Assad from a weak, vulnerable and internally divided state to a leading regional power. While this is increasingly acknowledged by observers of the Middle Eastern scene , the scholarly discussion of the origins, the scope, the... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 7.99
In The Consequences of Syria , Lee Smith analyzes the current U.S. administration?s stance on Syria, questioning whether it will build the foundations of a new Middle East or usher in an era of instability that will affect the entire world. The author contends that the many apparent shifts in the administration?s Syria policy were part of a messaging... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
Syria entered a new phase with the death of its long-serving leader, Hafiz al-Asad, and the accession of his son Bashar in 2000. While the new president has disappointed much of the hopes for political opening which he himself has created, Syria is clearly undergoing a process of change. The author analyses the factors of economic and political change... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 34.43
<p> A?mad Ibn ?awqs Ta?l?q – Einblicke in soziale Realitäten und Weltsichten</p> Biographische Informationen Dr. Torsten Wollina arbeitet seit 2014 am Orient Institut Beirut. Reihe Mamluk Studies - Band 008 more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 14.39
"The CultureShock!" series is a dynamic and indispensable range of guides for those travellers who are looking to truly understand the countries they are visiting. Each title explains the customs, traditions, social and business etiquette in a lively and informative style."CultureShock!" authors, all of whom have experienced the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 99.95
In this book, the distinguished scholar Hanna Batatu presents a comprehensive analysis of the recent social, economic, and political evolution of Syria's peasantry, the segment of society from which the current holders of political power stem. Batatu focuses mainly on the twentieth century and, in particular, on the Ba`th movement, the structures... more...