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Author Migliorino, Nicola.

Title (Re)Constructing Armenia in Lebanon and Syria : Ethno-Cultural Diversity and the State in the Aftermath of a Refugee Crisis
Published New York : Berghahn Books, Inc., 2008
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Description 1 online resource (256 pages)
Series Studies in forced migration ; v. 21
Studies in forced migration ; v. 21
Contents Title page-(Re)constructing Armenia in Lebanon and Syria; Contents; List of Tables; Notes on Transliteration; Acknowledgements; Introduction; CH 1-The origins of the Armenian presence in Lebanon and Syria; CH 2-(Re)constructing Armenia; CH 3-Coping with political change; CH 4-War, migration, and strategies of survival; CH 5-Difficult Recovery and uncertain future; Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary For almost nine decades, since their mass-resettlement to the Levant in the wake of the Genocide and First World War, the Armenian communities of Lebanon and Syria appear to have successfully maintained a distinct identity as an ethno-culturally diverse group, in spite of representing a small non-Arab and Christian minority within a very different, mostly Arab and Muslim environment. The author shows that, while in Lebanon the state has facilitated the development of an extensive and effective system of Armenian ethno-cultural preservation, in Syria the emergence of centralizing, authoritarian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 224-237) and index
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Subject Armenians -- Lebanon -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Armenians -- Lebanon -- History -- 20th century.
Armenians -- Lebanon -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Armenians -- Lebanon -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Armenians -- Syria -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
Armenians -- Syria -- History -- 20th century.
Armenians -- Syria -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Armenians -- Syria -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0857450573 (electronic bk.)
9780857450579 (electronic bk.)