02 Apr 2020

Category: Middle East

History

War and State Formation in Syria: Cemal Pasha’s Governorate During World War I, 1914-1917 (Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern History) 

During the First World War, Cemal Pasha attempted to establish direct control over Syrian and thereby reaffirm Ottoman authority there through various policies of control, including the abolishment of local intermediaries. Elaborating on these Ottoman policies of control, this book assesses Cemal Pasha’s policies towards…

History

Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present 

As a civil war shatters a country and consumes its people, historian Christian C. Sahner offers a poignant account of Syria, where the past profoundly shapes its dreadful present. Among the Ruins blends history, memoir and reportage, drawing on the author’s extensive knowledge of Syria…