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Lebanon (Paperback)

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This book is a record of the people who visited Lebanon from between 1800 BC to the last summer; and of the Lebanese themselves, writing about their homeland, their religions, their joys, their wars and their sorrows. The passages have been selected and presented by Ted Gorton and Andree Feghali Gorton. Ted first came to Lebanon in 1967, to study Arabic at the American University of Beirut, AUB; there he met his archaeologist wife Andree. They describe their book as a labour of love: in it, the visitor to Lebanon will discover a country that is infinitely richer, more diverse and perennial than the headlines of the last few decades might suggest. A Lebanese reader will delight in the familiar, as well as discovering new treasures of description, analysis, and literature.

Travel & MapsTravel writing Publisher: Eland Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/10/2009 ISBN-13: 9781906011277  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Ted Gorton came early to Oriental studies, spending formative years in Turkey where his father was the US military attche, and studying at the American University or Beirut in the 1960's. He later took a doctorate in Arabic Studies from Oxford and lectured at St.Andrews University, from where he was lured wawy to Arabia, spending 25 years in the oil business before returning to his first love, Arabic poetry. Series.

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