Lebanon

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Lebanon has a rich, varied, and at times difficult past. This book examines the key aspects of life in Lebanon today--its history, geography, economy, environment, language, and lifestyle--and discusses the country's existence in the global community.
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(OCoLC)966273419
Latif, Zawiah Abdul.
144 p. :col. ill., maps ;25 cm.
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9780761420811
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full_title lebanon
author sheehan sean
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auth_author2 Latif, Zawiah Abdul,, Latif, Zawiah Abdul., Schmermund, Elizabeth,
author Sheehan, Sean, 1951-
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This book examines the key aspects of life in Lebanon today--its history, geography, economy, environment, language, and lifestyle--and discusses the country's existence in the global community., Lebanon today -- Geography. Four regions -- Rivers -- Climate -- Plants -- Animals -- Largest cities -- History. Early inhabitants -- The Phoenicians -- The Roman Empire -- Muslim conquest -- Christian crusaders -- The Ottoman Empire -- The French mandate and independence -- Civil war -- The Taif agreement -- Government. Political system -- Hezbollah -- Regional tensions -- Civil rights -- Economy. Before the civil war -- After the civil war -- The Syrian civil war -- Natural resources -- Agriculture -- Industry -- Development -- Trade -- The banking industry -- Environment. Air quality -- Quarrying -- Pesticide use -- Water pollution -- Unregulated development -- A polluted water table -- Conservation -- Environmental treaties -- Al Chouf Cedar Reserve -- Palm Islands Reserve -- Tyre Beach Reserve -- Lebanese. Ethnicity -- Confessionalism -- Arabs -- Druze -- Maronite Christians -- Palestinian refugees -- Militias -- Lebanese around the world -- Lifestyle. Recovery -- Remaining scars -- Economic divisions -- Youth -- Women's status -- Cosmetics -- Clothing -- Life in the country -- Loyalty to family -- Education -- Religion. Islam -- Shiism -- Druze -- Sunni Muslims -- Catholics -- Maronites -- Language. Arabic -- The St. Saviour monastery -- A political statement -- Body language -- Arts. Ancient art -- Traditional instruments -- Contemporary music -- Folk dance -- Traditional art -- Movies and theater -- Literature -- Leisure. Family life -- Going out -- Nightlife -- Sports -- Leisure activities -- Festivals. Religious festivals -- Christian festivals -- Independence day -- The Baalbeck festival -- Food. Famous dishes -- Meals -- Beverages -- Restaurants -- Kitchens -- Map of Lebanon -- About the economy -- About the culture -- Timeline -- Glossary., Lebanon., Manners and customs., New York :Cavendish Square Publishing,2017., New York, NY :Marshall Cavendish Benchmark,2007., Provides comprehensive information on the geography, history, wildlife, governmental structure, economy, cultural diversity, peoples, religion, and culture of Lebanon., Schmermund, Elizabeth,author., Sheehan, Sean, 1951-Lebanon.New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2018, Sheehan, Sean,1951-, Sheehan, Sean,1951-author., Third Edition., a-le---, pcc, texttxt, unmediatedn, volumenc
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subject_facet JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places, Lebanon, Lebanon -- Description and travel, Lebanon -- History, Lebanon -- Juvenile literature, Lebanon -- Social life and customs, Manners and customs
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title_full Lebanon / Sean Sheehan, Zawiah Abdul Latif, and Elizabeth Schmermund, Lebanon / by Sean Sheehan and Zawiah Abdul Latif
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