Jumhouriya al-Lubnaniya (Republic of Lebanon)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


After 20 years as a mandate of France, Lebanon was proclaimed independent on 26 Nov. 1941. For events between the insurrection of 1958 and the intervention of the Syrian-dominated Arab Deterrent Force in 1976, the civil wars and Israeli and Syrian interventions, 1976–90 see The Statesman’s Year-Book, 1990–91, p. 799 and 1994–95, p. 868.


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Further Reading

  1. Bleaney, C. H., Lebanon [Bibliography]. 2nd ed. Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1991Google Scholar
  2. Choueiri, Y. M., State and Society in Syria and Lebanon Exeter Univ. Press, 1994Google Scholar
  3. Cobban, H., The Making of Modern Lebanon London, 1985Google Scholar
  4. Fisk, R., Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War 2nd ed. OUP, 1992Google Scholar
  5. Gemayel, A., Rebuilding Lebanon New York, 1992Google Scholar
  6. Hiro, D., Lebanon Fire and Embers: a History of the Lebanese Civil War New York, 1993Google Scholar
  7. Shehadi, N. and Mills, D.H., Lebanon: A History of Conflict and Consensus. London, 1988Google Scholar
  8. Weinberger, N. J., Syrian Intervention in Lebanon New York, 1986Google Scholar
  9. National library: Dar el Kutub, Parliament Sq., Beirut.Google Scholar
  10. National statistical office: Service de Statistique Générale, Beirut.Google Scholar

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1995

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  • Brian Hunter

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