By Ghayth Armanazi

An authoritative historical past of contemporary Syria bringing us correct as much as the current day.

this day Syria is in determined turmoil - an unfathomable tragedy for somebody who has has the aspirations and goals excessive civilised and proficient humans during the last century.

Written by way of a exclusive British-Syrian diplomat and journalist, this remarkable journey d'horizons of Syria's heritage sweeps via to the present day in a hugely educated and interesting narrative that makes this booklet crucial analyzing for somebody eager to undestand the placement today.

"Armanazi, whose ancestors took half within the fight for independence and civilian governance, offers a quick and trustworthy account of Syria from Neolithic occasions to the current. His writing is helping to provide an explanation for how the rustic went from the optimism of 1920, whilst it confirmed an self reliant monarchy for a number of months, to 2011, while the rustic wolfed itself in fratricidal bloodletting inspired and financed via outsiders.
Charles Glass at the Intercept

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