Note on Transliteration Acknowledgements Preface to the New Paperback Edition Introduction SECTION I: ORIGINS Chapter I : First Buds: 1860-1918 Chapter II : Before and After the War SECTION II: THE MANDATE YEARS Chapter III : The Mandate Years Chapter IV: Three Phoenician Currents Chapter V : The Adversaries SECTION III : AFTER INDEPENDENCE AND BEYOND Chapter VI: Chronicle of a Dream and Disillusionment Conclusion: Arabs, Phoenicians and What Lies Between Bibliography Index
Asher Kaufman is Associate Professor of Peace Studies and Director of doctoral studies at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. He previously taught at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem and was a research fellow at the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace. Kaufman is the author of Contested Frontiers: Cartography, Sovereignty and Conflict at the Syria, Lebanon, Israel Tri-Border Region (2014).
Asher Kaufman has produced a fascinating study which will be of interest not only to students of Lebanese and Middle Eastern history but also to those interested in nationalism generally and in the Middle East in particular. Islam and Christian- Muslim Relations, Vol 16, No 4 (October 2005)