'A rare panoptical book on Lebanon, illustrating the country's complexity and exhilarating intangibles.' - Michael Young, Opinion Editor, The Daily Star, Lebanon
BARRY RUBIN is Director of the GLORIA Center, editor of MERIA Journal, and editor of the Middle East in Focus series for Palgrave Macmillan.
Reflections on Lebanon; W.Harris What Makes Lebanon a Distinctive Country?; E.Fawaz Lebanon's Militia Wars; T.Badran Lebanon's Roller Coaster Ride; W.Harris Demographic Dilemmas; M.Farha Lebanon's Culture: Popular Music as a Case Study; C.P.Freund Lebanon's Economy between Violence and Political Stalemate; N.Raphaeli Islamist Groups in Lebanon; G.Gambill Hizballah in Lebanon: Between Tehran and Beirut, between the Struggle with Israel, and the Struggle for Lebanon; E.Zisser The Lebanese Shi'a as a Political Community; O.Nir Israel and Lebanon: Problematic Proximity; J.Spyer America and the Lebanon Issue; D.Schenker