Books, Language and literature of the Levant
Books, language and literature
(Se also articles on language and literature in the Al Jadid section.)
Character sets
External resources
Odd Karsten Tveit
Nederlag : Israels krig i Libanon
Goodbye Lebanon : Israel's first defeat
Alt for Israel : Oslo - Jerusalem 1948-78
Libanon farvel : Israels første nederlag
Krig & diplomati : Oslo-Jerusalem 1978-96
Omveier til Palestina
Annas hus : en beretning fra Stavanger til Jerusalem
Anna's house : the American Colony in Jerusalem
Rosemary Sayigh, Too Many Enemies
The Palestinian Experience in Lebanon
Books from Al Mashriq Publisers
Stories by Alumni of the American Community School at Beirut, A history of the American Community School at Beirut, etc..
Yusif Sayigh, Arab Economist, Palestinian Patriot: A Fractured Life Story
A rare firsthand account by a prominent Palestinian economist of his youth and childhood in the mandate-era Levant and his life’s devotion to the cause of Palestine.
Ny bok om Libanon på norsk av tidligere FN-soldat Erlend Larsen.

Search for books on Lebanon at Amazon.
Click above to search for books (Aug. 2, 2000)

Information sources
Bibliothèques et Conservation du Patrimoine Graphique au Liban
Saqi Books
Saqi Books is an independent publishing house of quality general interest and academic books on North Africa and the Middle East.
Librairie du Liban
The American University in Cairo Press
Dar El Ilim Lilmalayin
The oldest and largest leading privately owned publishing and distributing house of arabic books and educational materials in the arab world.
Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies
"Beggar at Damascus Gate: A War Between Emotions and Politics,"
"The Day the Bureaucrats Won: Hanan Ashrawi's Side of Peace: a Personal Account"
reviewed by Sherna Berger Gluck
"Book Pictures the Human Face of Occupation Years in Gaza,"
"Experience as Essence:
A Review of Al-Wallaah by Syrian Novelist Hanna Minah
"New Book Explores Truth about UN Anti-Iraq Sanctions,"
reviewed by by Rania Masri
Marilyn Stafford Silent Stories
A Photographic Journey through Lebanon in the Sixties
Notes from the Minefield: United States Intervention in lebanon and the Middle East, 1945 - 1958 by Irene L. Gendzier
Columbia University Press, New York 1997 ISBN 0-231-10474-X
A. J. Sherman, Mandate Days; British Lives in Palestine 1918-1948
Vocal history of the mandate from the notes and letters of those who were there.
Latest books on Lebanon
Lebanon on Hold - Implications for Middle East Peace
Edited by Rosemary Hollis and Nadim Shehadi
This collection of analytical essays highlights critical issues at stake for Lebanon and the peace process as seen by 16 international specialists in the wake of the April War.
Al Jadid Guide to New Arabic Titles
Books about the war, history and some bibliography on Lebanon
1993 (Also contains civil war timelines.)
Books on the Middle East and The Middle East Backlist of Books
(Also with ordering interface)
A Palestine bibliography
A Phoenician bibliography

Al Maktabah
Internet bookstore in Beirut
Librarie du Liban
Bookstore in Beirut.
Dina El-Chiati Zouein
Dina Zouein specialises in old and out-of print books on the Near and Middle-East, mainly Lebanon, Syria and Egypt.
Arabic Bookshops World Wide
The Online Islamic Bookstore
Arabic bookshops in London
The Online Islamic Bookstore
The American University in Cairo Press
(Be patient, this is in Egypt)
Books about the war, history and some bibliography on Lebanon
(Also contains civil war timelines.)
The Museum Bookshop
New and out-of-print books - 36 Great Russel Street, London.

Character sets
Unicode Arabic
ASMO 449 Plus
Al Arabi

"Al Tariq al Jadid" - The New Way - Lebanese elementary school reading book from 1938.
Learning Arabic
The Modern Standard
The Arabic On-Line Classroom
Proverbs and folktales
Proverbs from Anis Freyha, "A Dictionary of Modern Lebanese Proverbs"
It's the fault of the Italians
Egyptian proverbs
"The Passion and Magic: Distinctions of Arabic Folktales,"
by Fatme Sharafeddine Hassan
The Last Hakawati
From the Aramco World Magazine, January-February 1996
Alphaleb 1.0 for transliteration of Lebanese dialects
Followup to Alphaleb 1.0
Transliteration of classical Arabic into ASCII for computer text
Writing and calligraphy
Three extensively illustrated articles on Arabic literature, calligraphy and numerals from Aramco and Its World
Canaanite placenames in Lebanon with map.
Map of semitic languages

Poetry recital with Nizar Qabbani 1995
Abdelhakim Freihat's poetry site
Bashar Barghouti' Poets from Palestine
Nizar Qabani's poem: To Beirut, the female, with apologies

George Gordaq
The Lebanese poet reading his own poetry.

"Emile Habibi, The Pessoptimist Who Went Global",
by Omar Zane

"Al Jadid on Adonis - A Poet Responds: Some Further Remarks on Arabic Poetry,"
by Etel Adnan

Mahmoud Darweesh
'Umy(40K jpeg)

Khalil Gibran
Dead Are My People (written in exile during the famine in Syria and Lebanon under World War I).
  Part 1,
  Part 2,
  Part 3
My Countrymen

Nadia Tueni and George Schehad

Al-Mukh!bbal of the Sa'd ibn Zayd-Manat of Tamim
The Shades of Death Would Track Me Down

Amin Maalouf

Nizar Qabbani
Poetry recital with Nizar Qabbani 1995
When will they announce the death of the Arabs
Ali Sabr reading Nizar Qabbani's Ya Tunis al Khadhra'
Khalil Gibran
Pity the Nation

External resources


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