Lords of the Lebanese Marches Violence & Narrative in an Arab Society (Society & Culture in the Modern Middle East) by Michael Gilsenan

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Subjects:

  • Ethnography,
  • Social groups & communities,
  • Middle Eastern,
  • History - General History,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Lebanon,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Modern - 20th Century,
  • Peace,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Middle Eastern

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages388
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8967874M
ISBN 101850430993
ISBN 109781850430995

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Michael Gilsenan looks at the relations between different forms of power, violence, and hierarchy in Akkar, the northernmost province of Lebanon, during the s. Often regarded as backward and feudal, in reality this area was controlled primarily by groups with important roles in government and business in Beirut.

The most "feudal"; landowners had often done most to introduce capitalist. Lords of the Lebanese Marches: Violence and Narrative in an Arab Society Paperback – May 6, by Michæl Gilsenan (Author) out of 5 stars 1 customer review.

See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from 5/5(1). Aug 06,  · Lords of the Lebanese Marches looks at relations between different forms of power, violence and hierarchy in Akkar, the northernmost province of Lebanon, during the s.

Often regarded as ""backward"" and ""feudal,"" in reality this area was controlled mainly by groups with important roles in government and business in ekodeniz.com by: Sep 01,  · Lords of the Lebanese Marches concentrates on a single topic: how a ceaseless competition for power, along with an undertone of violence, dominates the life of men in Akkar.

Those who have it flaunt it, those who lack it bear the consequences almost every waking ekodeniz.com: Daniel Pipes. About Lords of the Lebanese Marches.

This book is a study of how feudalism works in a contemporary Arab society, examining the operations of the hierarchy of Lebanese warlords. The book shows how the warlords have adapted to changing economic conditions in Lebanon.

Whereas power was formerly based on landed estates, Lords of the Lebanese Marches book now lies in services and. Free Online Library: Lords of the Lebanese Marches: Violence and Narrative in an Arab Society.

by "Middle East Policy"; International relations Regional focus/area studies Book reviews Books. Having noticed the book on display in a bookshop window in Beirut, I could not guess what it might be about.

And I should imagine that not one in a hundred educated persons would understand the author's use of the crucial word "marches" in this context, unless one were a student. Sep 06,  · Lords of the Lebanese Marches by Michael Gilsenan,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(11).

Get this from a library. Lords of the Lebanese marches: violence and narrative in an Arab society. [Michael Gilsenan]. Lords of the Lebanese marches: violence and narrative in Arab society. [Michael Gilsenan] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for ""This is a monumental book, which tells a subtle and many layered story.

Lords of the Lebanese Marches (Paperback) Violence and Narrative in an Arab Society (Society and Culture in the Modern Middle East) By Michael Gilsenan. A Marcher Lord (Welsh: Barwn y Mers) was a noble appointed by the King of England to guard the border (known as the Welsh Marches) between England and Wales.

A Marcher Lord was the English equivalent of a margrave (in the Holy Roman empire) or a marquis (in France) before the introduction of the title of "marquess" in Britain (no Marcher Lord ever bore this rank.).

Lords of the Lebanese Marches: Violence and Narrative in an Arab Society, by Michael Gilsenan. Berkeley: University of California Press, xv + pages.

Maps to p. Notes to p. Bibl. to p. Index to p. $55 cloth; $22 paper. The social construction of reality has become a methodological directive for many scholars. This book is a study of how feudalism works in a contemporary Arab society, examining the operations of the hierarchy of Lebanese warlords.

The book shows how the warlords have adapted to changing economic conditions in Lebanon. Whereas power was formerly based on landed estates, it now lies in services and ekodeniz.com: Michael Gilsenan. Lords of the Lebanese Marches concentrates on a single topic: how a ceaseless competition for power, along with an undertone of violence, dominates the life of men in Akkar.

Those who have it flaunt it, those who lack it bear the consequences almost every waking hour. Representing a major contribution to our understanding of Pakistani society and of Islamic forms of life in that society, this book has an all too immediate significance in the current political context.

We urgently need work of this level of sophistication."—Michael Gilsenan, New York University, author of Lords of the Lebanese Marches. pp paperback, illustrated, very good (Society and Culture in the Modern Middle East) The Lord Warden of the Marches was an office in the governments of Scotland and ekodeniz.com holders were responsible for the security of the border between the two nations, and often took part in military action.

They were also responsible, along with 'Conservators of the truce', for administering the special type of border law known as March law. The Marches on both sides of the border were. Lords of the Lebanese marches: violence and narrative in an Arab society Michael Gilsenan. by Michael Gilsenan.

ISBN: ISBN: (pbk.) Author: Gilsenan, Michael. Publication & Distribution: Berkeley. University of California Press, (c) Nov 18,  · This is a tender book sheltering under a robust title: the term “the Marches” usually applies to the English-Welsh border country, but here Stewart means the borderlands of England and.

THE MARCHES AND MARCHER LORDS. (d). Some of the first lords, like Bernard of Neufmarche, did not have an extended family, but other names like De Braose, Fitzalan, Marshall, de Clare, de Lacy and Mortimer were to last through several generations – the line of the Mortimers of Wigmore till According to the Domesday Book, Ralph.

violence and power among the feudal lords of Akkar in North Lebanon, in his fine book, Lords of the Lebanese Marches: Violence and Narrative in an Arab Society (London and New York: I.

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A Marcher Lord is the English equivalent of a margrave (in the Holy Roman empire) or a marquis (in France). Lords of the Lebanese Marches: Violence and Narrative in an Arab Society. By Michael Gilsenan. Berkeley: University of California Press, pp.

Lords of the Lebanese Marches is based on research con-ducted during –72 in Akkar, the northernmostprov-ince of Lebanon. Its focus is. Michael Gilsenan is David B.

Kriser Professor of Anthropology and Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University and an Emeritus Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. His most recent book is Lords of the Lebanese Marches: Violence and Narrative in a Lebanese Society (I.

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Oct 15,  · Author's note: An earlier draft of this article was first presented at the Middle East Studies Association conference in Montréal and then at the conference “Marginalisation and Mobilisation of Arab Youth,” American University of Beirut, Centre for Behavioural Research, 29–31 May I thank the participants of both conferences for their questions and comments and the anonymous Cited by: The history of Lebanon covers the history of the modern Republic of Lebanon and the earlier emergence of Greater Lebanon under the French Mandate for Syria and the Lebanon, Lords of the Lebanese Marches: Violence and Narrative in an Arab Society, London: I.B.

Tauris, Marcher lords in England. of the thirteenth-century failures to produce male heirs and royal policy substantially changed the composition of the lords of the Marches. Families which failed in the male line included: Braose (), Lacy (), Marshal (), fitz Baderon of Monmouth (), Clifford (), Chaworth () and Cantilupe.

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