Civil and Uncivil Violence in Lebanon: A History of the Internationalization of Communal Conflict

Kobo ebook | June 5, 2003

bySamir Khalaf

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Samir Khalaf is professor of sociology and chair of the Center for Behavioral Research at the American University of Beirut. He is the author of many books, including Lebanon's Predicament, published by Columbia.

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Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 5, 2003Publisher:Columbia University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I.ON PROXY WARS AND SURROGATE VICTIMS
Lebanon as an Ugly Metaphor!
The Inside-Outside Dialectics
II.THE RADICALIZATION OF COMMUNAL LOYALTIES
The Resilience of Communalism
Social Strife and Communal Violence
III.THE DRIFT INTO INCIVILITY
Globalism and Uncivil Wars
The Pathologies of Protracted Violence
The Sanctification of Cruelty
IV.PEASANTS, COMMONERS AND CLERICS: Resistance and Rebellion: 1820-1860
Feudal Society of Mount Lebanon
New Forms of Collective Protest
The Uprising of 1820
The Uprising of 1840
The Uprising of 1857-60
Inferences
V.REVOLT AND COUNTER-REVOLT: Civil Strife of 1958
Drift into Insurgency
Embattled Groups and Regions
Beirut
Tripoli
The Chuf
Sidon
Kataeb's Counter Revolution
Inferences
VI.LEBANON'S GOLDEN/GILDED AGE: 1943-1975
Lebanon As a "Success Story"
Economic Performance
Social Mobilization
Intellectual and Cultural Awakening
Lebanon As A "Playground"
VII.FROM PLAYGROUND TO BATTLEGROUND: Preludes to Civil Strife
Radicalization of Discontent and Fear
Outbreak of Violence: Early Rounds
VIII.THE SCARES AND SCARS OF WAR
The Domestication of Violence
Multiple and Shifting Targets of Hostility
The Reterritorialization of Identities
The Spaces of War
A War System
The Magnitude of Trauma and Stress
Post-war Barbarism
Retribalization
Familism
Communalism
Confessionalism
XI.FROM SHAKIB EFFENDI TO TA'IF
The Partition Scheme of 1843
The Règlement Organique of 1861
The State of Greater Lebanon, 1920
The National Covenant of 1943
The Ta'if Accord of 1990
X.PROSPECTS FOR CIVILITY
Memory, Space and Identity
The Cultures of Disappearance and Resistance
The Social Technologies of Pacification
Prospects for the Restoration of Civility

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A fascinating history of conflict in Lebanon since the early nineteenth century.