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Surviving the Famine of World War I: A Case Study from Lebanon

2020-01-13T13:46:26+00:00

Articolo della Rivista, Anno IX, numeri 17-18, dicembre 2019

in La rivista di Arablit, a. IX, n. 17-18, dicembre 2019, pp. 97-105. During World War I, the area known as modern Lebanon was a part of the Ottoman Empire. The deadly famine in the Mount Lebanon region caused by the war was one of the overarching reasons for the demands by the local population for the creation of a separate Lebanese nation-state with a Christian majority, instead of having Lebanon incorporated into Muslim-majority Syria. One-third of the population of Mount Lebanon died during the war, one-third emigrated to the West, and the remaining one-third survived and [...]

Surviving the Famine of World War I: A Case Study from Lebanon2020-01-13T13:46:26+00:00