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Author Tanielian, Melanie S., author

Title The charity of war : famine, humanitarian aid, and World War I in the Middle East / Melanie S. Tanielian
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2017
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Contents Introduction : total war: politics, power, and benevolence -- A city and its mountain, a mountain and its city -- Wartime famine : strategies, logistics, and catastrophe -- The politics of food : wartime provisioning for civilians -- Prayers and patrons : the politics of neutrality -- Rats, lice, and microbes : health provisions and sanitary space -- Local relief initiatives : civil society, women, and the state -- Beneficial benevolence : international wartime relief efforts -- Conclusion : Beirut 1919: the chaos of memory and politics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Famines -- Lebanon -- History -- 20th century.
Humanitarian assistance -- Lebanon -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Lebanon.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Food supply -- Lebanon.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Health aspects -- Lebanon.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017030864
ISBN 1503603776 (electronic bk.)
9781503603776 (electronic bk.)