Al-Jumhouriya al-Lubnaniya (Republic of Lebanon)
  • Brian Hunter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. After 20 years as a mandate of France, Lebanon was proclaimed independent on 26 Nov. 1941. The evacuation of foreign troops was completed in Dec. 1946.


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Further Reading

  1. Statistical Information: Import and export figures are produced by the Conseil Supérieur des Douanes. The Service de Statistique Générale (M. A. G. Ayad, Chef du Servic.) publishes a quarterly bulletin (in French and Arabic) covering a wide range of subjects, including foreign trade, production statistics and estimates of the national income.Google Scholar
  2. Cobban, H., The Making of Modern Lebanon. London, 1985Google Scholar
  3. Fisk, R., Pity the Nation: Lebanon at War. London, 1990Google Scholar
  4. Gilmour, D., Lebanon: The Fractured Country. Oxford and New York, 1983Google Scholar
  5. Gordon, D. C., The Republic of Lebanon: Nation in Jeopardy. London, 1983Google Scholar
  6. Khairallah, S., Lebanon. [Bibliography] Oxford and Santa Barbara, 1979Google Scholar
  7. Norton, A. R., Amal and the Shi’a: Struggle for the Soul of Lebanon. Univ. of Texas Press, 1987Google Scholar
  8. Rabanovich, I., The War for Lebanon. 1970–1983. Cornell Univ. Press, 1984Google Scholar
  9. Shehadi, N. and Mills, D.H., Lebanon: A History of Conflict and Consensus. London, 1988Google Scholar
  10. Weinberger, N. J., Syrian Intervention in Lebanon. New York, 1986Google Scholar
  11. National Library. Dar el Kutub, Parliament Sq., Beirut.Google Scholar

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  • Brian Hunter

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