Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search


Search Results Showing Item 10 of 59

Lebanon / Sean Sheehan, Zawiah Abdul Latif, and Elizabeth Schmermund.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Peabody PL - Columbia City J 956.92 SHEEHAN (Text) 30403002246056 Childrens - Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield j956.92 Sheehan (Text) 78292000364383 Children's Non-Fiction Book Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 956.92 SHEEHAN (Text) 33946003231052 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781502626127
  • ISBN: 1502626128
  • Physical Description: 144 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: Third Edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Cavendish Square Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 142) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Lebanon.
Lebanon > Social life and customs.
Search Results Showing Item 10 of 59

Additional Resources