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Author Hirst, David, 1936-

Title Beware of small states : Lebanon, battleground of the Middle East / David Hirst

Publ Info New York : Nation Books, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  DS87.5 .H575 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 480 pages : maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [428]-460) and index
Contents The seeds of conflict, 1860-1923 -- Zionists and Maronites : an inadmissible affair, 1923-1948 -- The reckoning delayed : Lebanon escapes the consequences of the catastrophe, 1948-1967 -- Lebanon and the Palestinians : the road to civil war, 1967-1975 -- Civil war in Lebanon : proxy war for everyone else, 1975-1976 -- Imperial hubris : Israel wages "chosen war" in Lebanon, 1977-1982 -- The massacre of Sabra and Shatila : Israel's imperial nemesis, 1982-1985 -- Khomeini, Islamists and the Shiite uprising, 1979-1985 -- The civil war closes : Hizbullah rises, 1985-1992 -- Triumph of the warrior-priest : Hassan Nasrallah humbles Zion, 1992-2000 -- Redrawing the map of the Middle East, 2001-2006 -- Getting Syria out of Lebanon, 2004-2006 -- The Sixth War, 2006 -- Who won? 2006-2008 -- Gaza, 2009 -- Epilogue: Obama peace - or Seventh War?
LC subject Lebanon -- History -- Civil War, 1975-1990
Lebanon -- History -- Israeli intervention, 1982-1985
Lebanon -- History -- Israeli intervention, 1996
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Lebanon
Hizballah (Lebanon)
Lebanon -- Politics and government -- 1975-1990
Lebanon -- Politics and government -- 1990-
Lebanon War, 2006
ISBN 9781568584225 (alk. paper)
1568584229 (alk. paper)