ISBN (13)9780179264478 
LanguageEnglish 
Classification956.91041 DUE 
Title EntryThe claims of culture at empire's end:  
SubtitleSyria and Lebanon under French rule 
MediumBook 
Class Scheme & Edition ddc 23 
AuthorDueck, Jennifer M 
Cover
Place of PublicationOxford, England : 
Publisher's NameOxford University Press, 
Date of Publication2010 
Extentvii, 276p.  
Other Detailslist of abbreviations, bibliography, footnotes, indexed  
Series Responsibility - CorporateThe British Academy 
Series Statement TitleA British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship Monograph 
Item DescriptorAsking fundamental questions about the political impact of cultural institutions by exploring the power strugles for control over such institutions in Syria and Lebanon under French Mandate rule 
Formatted Content NoteSections include - Introduction; Language and learning in a splintered society - introduction; Fractured messages in a common tongue- France's educational emissaries; Treating with the 'Infidel' - education and negotiation in Syria; An enduring dilemma - teaching national identity in Lebanon; Foreign threats to the status quo - introduction; The axis factor - fascist overtures; Artists and educators at war - Franco-British competition for the limelight; Rivalries redoubled - Americans in the Levant; Jamboree! - introduction; Scout's honour - contending for loyalty among the youth; For my country - scouting as a national movement; and Conclusion  
Level Content-AudienceUndergraduate 
Subject Entry Cultural fusion - Syria
Cultural fusion - Lebanon
Syria - History
Lebanon - History
Syria - Civilisation
Lebanon - Civilisation 
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