|books in french
PUF (Que sais-je ?) 2000
The history, the geographical and political situation of Lebanon with an analysis of the period covering the Civil War and the reconstruction.
|Histoire du Liban contemporain, tome 1 : 1860-1943
A long introduction on Lebanon in the past, followed by the modern period starting the 19th. century which is the long path towards independence.
|La Passion des chrétiens du Liban
The deep roots of the Lebanese Civil War: in a distant past the traces of which are still in the collective consciousness of the people. The author relates the 1860 crisis, 1914-1918, 1943's burst; all in order to better understand the Civil War.
|Le Liban, Guerre Civile ou Conflit International? : à partir du milieu du XIXe siècle
Imprimerie al-Hurriyat 1980
A study of the people's revolts in Mount Lebanon under Ottoman authority, 1840 et 1860, and the international influences behind the local parties.
|Le Liban; Itinéraire dans une Guerre Incivile
Account of a shattered society, torn communities, sacked cities, hurt childhood, in Lebanon's History. What led to the war. And about coexistence of Islam and Christianity.
|Introduction à l'Histoire Politique du Liban Moderne (du 17e. siècle à 1943)
A study on the relation of the events in Lebanon and their interpretation: the history of this country from the 17th. Century until 1943 in order to comprehend the conflicts that tore it during the 16 years of civil war.
|Le conflit intraétatique au Liban, Problèmes de maintien de la paix
Bruylant (Organisation internationale et Relations internationales) 1994
This work analyses the specific consequences and problems created by intra-state conflicts in all regions where even the UN can't find a solution to maintain the peace; specifically in Lebanon.
|Le Mémorial du Liban, Volume 1: Du Mont-Liban à l'Indépendance: 1861-1943
A collection destined to the young Lebanese who have no memory, no reference concerning the history of their country: Lebanon daily out of from media information: a chronology of facts month after month, developing the principal events, political, cultural, social- and analyzing them.
|La Méditerranée; Espace de Conflits, Espace de Rêve
A selection of articles covering the period between 1993 and 2000, on the Mediterranean and the Middle-East conflicts.
|Le Proche-Orient éclaté, 1956-2000
Gallimard (Folio) 1999
The history of the Middle-East since 1956 until today: The author examines the value and the consequences of the numerous attempts for peace in this region and the life of its people.
|Liban: Les Guerres de l'Europe et de l'Orient 1840-1992
Folio (coll. Actuel) 1992
Complete information on the -local, regional and international- historical and sociological data on the Lebanese issue over more than one century; explaining today's Lebanon's situation.
|L'Invasion Israélienne du Liban, 1982: Origines, Finalités et Effets Pervers
An analysis of the israeli-arab conflict through an exhaustive investigation covering sociological concepts and international relations.
|Liban - Deux Peuples ne font pas une Nation
ed. Godefroy de bouillon 1997
The pact of 1943 that stated that Lebanon would be independent of any Western or Arab influence was never respected. Which marked the beginning of a cold war between Muslims and Christians, aggravated by the creation of the state of Israel.
|La Guerre du Liban : de la Dissension Nationale au Conflit Régional (1975-1982)
How does Lebanon get at war? Who are the protagonists? How does violence happen again and again, in spite of the numerous stops to the conflicts? How do the Lebanese people live through this ordeal?
|Le Désordre Libanais
Lebanon's history of wars since Amioun's fightings in 695 until the recent Syrian conquest.
|Bilan des guerres du Liban 1975-1990
L'Harmattan (coll. Comprendre le Moyen-Orient) 1993
An assessment of the human losses during the Lebanese Civil War, as well as the loss in education and culture, economic losses, and the forces migrations of the population inside and outside the country.
|Le Grand Jeu: Orient arabe et rivalités internationales depuis 1945
Armand Colin 1991
The evolution of the political regimes of Arab countries since 1945; international relations and the numerous conflicts in this region since 1945.
|Paix et guerre au Moyen-Orient: l'Orient arabe et le monde de 1945 à nos jours
Armand Colin 1999
The contemporary History of the Middle-East: political, economic, social and cultural events; In order to understand wars, conflicts, terrorism and the peace process in this region for half a century.
|Guerres secrètes au Liban
A book about the regional and international actors behind the Middle-East crisis.
|Les Secrets de la Guerre du Liban
Albin Michel 2001
The account (with unpublished archives) of two crucial years - 1980 / 1982 - during the Lebanese war, when the Israelis, with the United States blessing, allowed Béchir Gemayel's 'Lebanese Forces' to rule Beirut.
|La Déchirure Libanaise
ed. Complexe 1989
The author, a historian who has lived several years in Lebanon, tells about this country 'hostage of its neighbouring countries', the 'Place of the Middle-East crisis': a analysis of the complicated logic and a demystification of the matter in order to understand 'because understanding is our prior responsibility towards Lebanon'.
|L'identité pluriculturelle libanaise
IDLivre, coll. Esquilles 2001
The dialogue between cultures appears today to be one of the essential conditions for the survival of our democracy and our freedom.
|Histoire du Liban : du XVIIe à nos jours
The creation of Lebanon's republic, Mount Lebanon and the Emirs, and the 'big mistakes' that have matured with time and ended up in a Civil War.
|Histoire de la Guerre du Liban
PUF, 2000, 1st ed. 1993
Through a theoretical and chronological analysis, the author tries to demonstrate the failure of projects, plans and initiatives and attempts for the country and its capacity to resist.
|Le Liban-Sud: espace périphérique, espace convoité
L'Harmattan (coll. Comprendre le Moyen-Orient) 1989
A study on the situation in South Lebanon in an attempt to explain the conflicts between the multiple and changing protagonists.
|Israël au Liban: la fin de trente ans d'occupation ?
ed. de la Revue d'Etudes Palestiniennes, Beyrouth Minuit 2000
An explanation on the situation of South-Lebanon territories, occupied by Israel for 30 years: the occupation, the 'Islamic', Palestinian and Lebanese resistance. Syria's, Israel's and Lebanon's attitude. Study of the 425 resolution.
|Vie et Mort des Chrétiens d'Orient: des origines à nos jours
What's the fate of the Christians of the Middle-east locked up in a status of 'protected minority' by the muslims, thus devoided of any rights and under the domination of the Islamic religion.
|Les Phéniciens : Aux origines du Liban
Decouvertes Gallimard 1998
A small work on this ancient civilization with many illustrations showing archeological and antiques.
|Mémorial du Liban (volume 3): Le Mandat Camille Chamoun 1952-1958
Ed. Joseph Chami 2006
The political, economic and social evolution under Camille Chamoun's presidency.
|Sud Liban scénarios de crise
The two wars happening at the same time: the one the U.S.A. launched against terrorism after September 11th, 2001; the second one: the Israeli-Palestinian war that had started one year earlier.. Both turning the attention away from the Lebanese-Israeli hot spot.
|La bataille de l'eau au Proche Orient
L’Harmattan (Comprendre le Moyen-Orient), 1993
The crucual issue of water in the Near-Easr relatively to the future of the region and the control of which by the States has become a highly strategic stake.
|La France au Levant : des croisades à nos jours : Liban, Syrie, Palestine, Egypte, Israël
The author sheds a light in the innumerable rivalries -Christianity and Islam, France and Spain, France and Great Britain, the Arab World and Israel- Lebanon was used as a stake for.
|Histoire de Beyrouth
Set between East and West, Beirut has attracted invaders: Romans, Arabs, Crusaders, Mamelouks and Ottomans; and it was only starting the 20th Century that the expansion of the silk industry triggered the commercial ascent of Beirut, which also set itself as one of the centers of the Arab Cultural Renaissance. Throughout the 20th Century, Beirut enhanced its financial role in the region. In 1975, the war divided the Lebanese capital in two. And starting 1990, it is rebuilding itself, almost as quickly as it had been destroyed.
|Un secret atomique : La Bombe iranienne ou la véritable histoire des otages français au Liban
Les Arènes 2002
This Books reveals what Jacques Chirac really conceded to Iran's Ayatollah's in 1988 to free the French Hostages; why François Mitterrand signed, in 1991, a secret agreement that makes of France one of the principal partners of Iran in their atomic plan; and shows that after September 11th, the "nuclear relations" between both countries are more "explosive" than ever.
|Constitution Libanaise et Accord de Taëf: Textes et Commentaires
Les Editions l'Orient 1995
The Lebanese Constitution that has been the same for so long, the National Pact that governs cohabitation, harmony amongst the communities, both to which has been added the National Agreement written in Taef that goes back over the unwritten 1943 National Pact and the constitutional customs.
|De Gaulle et le Liban, Vers l'Orient compliqué (1929-1931)
Editions Geuthner-Paris 2002
The relations between Lebanon and General DeGaulle who resided in Lebanon for two years and played a determininf role in its Independence.
|Les Phéniciens : l'expansion phénicienne, Carthage
Gallimard, (L'Univers des formes) 1975
This book is constituted by three parts: "The Phoenician Ambivalence" by André Parrot; "The Phoenicians in the Near-East" by Maurice M. Chéhab; "The Phoenicians in the West" by Sabatino Moscati; plus general documentation
|La guerre de mille ans
The author, a reporter from the Washington post, watched a few of the main actors of the Lebanese tragedy and tried to understand their actions.
|Les Secrets de la Guerre du Liban : du coup d’Etat de Béchir Gemayel aux massacres des camps Palestiniens
Albin Michel 2004
The author tells about two crucial years (1980-1982) when the Israelis, with the help of the United States, allowed Béchir Gemayel’s Christian Lebanese Forces to have power over Beirut. He presents the Coup d’Etat’s secret negotiations with Israel. With the assassination of Béchir Gemayel end the invasion of the Israeli troops inside Lebanon, the political-military scheme collapsed…
The author analyzes all the historical, political, socio-cultural and economical aspects of Lebanon which plays an important role in the geopolitics of a region that is one of the “hot points” of the planet.
|Rafic Hariri et le destin du Liban
This book is about Lebanon’s former prime minister self-made billionaire Rafiq Hariri’s assassination declared by the United Nations Security Council as an international terrorist act with critical consequences on the regional as well as on the international level. The author describes Hariri’s rise from a modest fruit picker to a construction magnate in Saudi Arabia, and prime minister of Lebanon for ten years, and gives an in-depth analysis of the Hariri years.
|Le printemps 2005 au Liban
This books depicts the process started since the assassination of Prime Minister Rafic el-Hariri on February 14th 2005, describing all the events that took place on the ground including the popular uprising instigated by the national liberation movement and the march 14th 2005 rally…
|Le Liban: Émergence de la liberté et de la démocratie au Proche-Orient
Librairie Orientaliste Paul Geuthner 2014
A new approach to Lebanon's History, from the 16th century to our day, through its political, social, and cultural evolution.