Monday, March 26, 2007
Dr. Fawwaz Traboulsi's New Book: A History of Modern Lebanon
I have been reading the book for the past two weeks, and the more I read, the more I have been surprised. I was lucky two months ago to attain a chapter of it by chance, and to say the truth, the book reflects everything needed to know. I do believe that this book reflects the history of Lebanon, not ala Christian perspective, nor Muslim perspective, nor Syrian perspective, but events as they took place. Despite the fact that Dr. Fawwaz Traboulsi is a Marxist, he is also an academic, and when it comes to Academia, he displays 100% of objectivity, and sheds light on all people involved in the war. (There are three amazing chapters on the Civil War, and one chapter how everything started to build up). For those "real Lebanese", whoever you are, I highly recommend you read this book, to know your REAL HISTORY (with its scandals).
Fantastic Book, check what Noam Chomsky wrote about it here.
Enjoy it, because I sure will! When I read it 7 times
PS: for those living in New York, you can meet him there, he is teaching at University of Columbia