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Author White, Benjamin Thomas, author

Title The emergence of minorities in the Middle East : the politics and community in French Mandate Syria / Benjamin Thomas White
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 239 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Minorities, majorities and the nation-state -- 'Minorites' and the French mandate -- Separatism and autonomism -- The border and the Kurds -- The Franco-Syrian treaty and the definition of 'minorities' -- Personal status law reform -- Conclusion: minorities, majorities and the writing of history
Summary This text uses a study of Syria under the French mandate to show what historical developments led people to start describing themselves and others as 'minorities'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-231) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ethnicity -- Syria -- 20th century.
Minorities -- Syria -- 20th century.
National characteristics, Syrian.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0748647554 (electronic bk.)
9780748647552 (electronic bk.)