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Author Seale, Patrick

Title The struggle for Arab independence : Riad el-Solh and the makers of the modern Middle East / by Patrick Seale

Publ Info Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
 PC  DS62.4 .S43 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  DS62.4 .S43 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  DS62.4 S43 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 804 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [768]-779) and index
Contents Grandee of the empire -- An Ottoman childhood -- Education in revolution -- In the shadow of the gallows -- Faysal's false dawn -- Fugitive from the French -- The Great Syrian Revolution -- A hero's return -- Man of the people -- Riad el-Solh, Zionism and the Hajj Amin al-Husayni -- Ben-Gurion and the Arabs -- The making of a Lebanese patriot -- Competing identities : the battle for men's minds -- The politics of the street -- The changing fortunes of war -- Rashid 'Ali and 'Operation Exporter' -- Riad Bey and General Spears -- The electoral challenge -- The compromise of the National Pact -- The decisive battle -- Painful awakening -- Goodbye to the French -- Master of the local scene -- The unwanted war -- The challenge from the revolutionaries -- Murder in Amman
LC subject El-Solh, Riad, 1894-1951
Lebanon -- Biography
Middle East -- History -- 20th century
Middle East -- Politics and government
ISBN 9780521191371 (hbk.)
0521191378 (hbk.)