By Emma Lundgren Jörum

Lebanon, including the province of Hatay in Turkey (containing Antakya) and the Golan Heights have been all a part of French mandate Syria, yet at the moment are all outdoors the bounds of the trendy Syrian nation. The rules and reactions of Syria either to the lack of those territories and to the states that experience both absorbed, annexed or emerged from them (Lebanon, Turkey and Israel) are the focal point of Emma Jørum’s booklet. Jørum makes use of the variations in coverage and discourse by way of each one of those 3 circumstances to spotlight the character of territorial dispute within the quarter, and the methods of state-building and nationalism extra quite often. throughout the exam of Syria’s regulations touching on those misplaced territories, Jørum plots and analyses Syrian-Turkish, Syrian-Lebanese and Syrian-Israeli relatives, explaining why a few losses were driven to 1 part and others stay on the vanguard in Syria’s diplomacy and international relations efforts.

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