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The land and people of Syria
Paul W. Copeland
An introduction to the people, customs, history, religion, and geography of the ancient Arab country that became a new republic in 1946.
|Statement||by Paul W. Copeland.|
|Series||Portraits of the nations series|
|LC Classifications||DS93 .C6 1972|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||77037732|
Land Syria falls into two main geographical regions, a western region and a much larger eastern region. The western region, which includes about two thirds of the country's population, can be subdivided into four parallel north-south zones. In the far west is a narrow, discontinuous lowland strip . over Syria by the League of Nations after the World War I; the agreement was ratified in According to Jordi Tejel, the mandate period paved the way for a certain ‘political culture’ among the Kurds of Syria, characterised by ‘peaceful confrontation and accommodation of an .
Get this from a library! Syria and the Holy Land, their scenery and their people. Being incidents of history and travel, from the best and most recent authorities, including J.L. Burckhardt, Lord Lindsay, and Dr. Robinson.. [Walter Keating Kelly]. Syria (sēr´ēə), officially Syrian Arab Republic, republic ( est. pop. 18,,), 71, sq mi (, sq km), W borders on Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea in the west, on Turkey in the northwest and north, on Iraq in the east and south, and on Jordan and Israel in the southwest.
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Read more Read less The Amazon Book ReviewAuthor: Walter Keating Kelly. "Alia Malek has written a beautiful, nuanced account of Syria recalling its complex political and social history, its many peoples, and her own family in this vividly detailed memoir.
For a deeper understanding of the past and of the present Middle East, read this book/5(). This memoir of an extended Syrian family, and of many peripherally connected lives, weaves a fascinating and tragic tale of a country's descent into chaos.
The subject is timely and germane to understanding the greater human condition (not an entirely uplifting assessment). On these merits, I would select 4 or 5 stars/5. The author's personal relationship with Assad gives this book an interesting angle on the first year of the Syrian civil war.
There are a good number of biographical details up front that help explain why the regime responded to protests the way it did and how things spiraled from there/5.
Syria and the Holy Land: Their Scenery and Their People. Being Incidents of History and Travel, from the Best and Most Recent Authorities, Including J. Burckhardt, Lord Lindsay, and Dr.
The author, who fled Syria in and now lives in Germany, says the catalyst for the novel was witnessing an “honour killing” on the streets of Damascus in Author: Pushpinder Khaneka.
New Book Focuses On The 'Humanity Of Syria' Lost In The War Writer Alia Malek's new book is The Home That Was Our Country: A Memoir of talks about why she chose to. The Book of Chronicles lists Aram, Uz, Hul, Gether, and Meshech as descendants of Shem, although without stating explicitly that Aram is the father of the other four.
Aram is usually regarded as being the eponymous ancestor of the Aramean people of Northern Mesopotamia and Syria. Syria had experienced a brief period of independence from –, and was dissatisfied with French rule, which ignored the will of the people and did little for the country as a whole.
There was a brief insurrection in andwhich the French put down by bombing Damascus. Books Set in Syria Showing of 31 Alas, Babylon by. Pat Frank. avg rating — 37, ratings. Half Hours in the Holy Land by. Norman MacLeod. liked it avg rating — 1. Syria, country located on the east coast of the Mediterranean Sea in southwestern Asia.
The capital is Damascus. Find a geographical and historical treatment of Syria, including maps, statistics, and a survey of its people, economy, and government, in this article.
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Syria joined with Egypt and became the United Arab Republic inbut the union split a few short years later in The s brought more military coups, revolts and riots. The scattering of Israel, the northern kingdom, occurred hundreds of years after Moses predicted it.
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The history of Syria covers events which occurred on the territory of the present Syrian Arab Republic and events which occurred in the region of present Syrian Arab Republic spans territory which was first unified in the 10th century BCE under the Neo-Assyrian Empire, the capital of which was the city of Assur, from which the name "Syria" most likely derives.In his book The Great Roman-Jewish War, Josephus, a Hebrew native to the Levant, mentioned the Syrians as the non-Hebrew, non-Greek indigenous inhabitants of Syria.
The Arabs called Syria and the Levant Al-Sham. The national and ethnic designation "Syrian" is one that has been reused, Canada: 40,Syria united with Egypt in February to form the United Arab Republic.
In Septemberthe two entities separated, and the Syrian Arab Republic was reestablished. In the Arab-Israeli War, Syria lost the Golan Heights region to Israel.
During the s, Syria and Israel held occasional, albeit unsuccessful, peace talks over its return.