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Reviving Phoenicia: The Search for Identity in Lebanon
Reviving Phoenicia follows the social, intellectual and political development of the Phoenician myth of origin in Lebanon from the middle of the 19th century to the end of the 20th. Asher Kaufman demonstrates the role played by the lay, liberal Syrian-Lebanese who resided in Beirut, Alexandria and America towards the end of the 19th century in the birth and dissemination o ...more
Hardcover, 255 pages
Published April 17th 2004 by I. B. Tauris
(first published January 23rd 2004)
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It's a good reference for anyone who would like to learn about how exactly the link between modern Lebanese and ancient Phoenicians developed. The book delves into details, maybe a little too much. Readers will find a rich narrative filled with personalities, their backgrounds and the ways in which they contributed or critiqued the subject at hand.