THE FORMATION OF MODERN LEBANON
This book examines the critical period in the history of the Lebanon from when the modern state was created in 1920.
whose idea was it to establish and maintain an expanded grater Lebanon To answer the question Meir Zamir retells the story of how modern Labanon was formed from the debris of Ottoman Syria in the wake of the first world war between 1918-1926.
Zamir provides a superb account of factors leading to the french decision and then pursues its conseqences to 1926. He has patiently unravelled the complex threads of this critical period and cogently organised them.