Simply Lebanese


Author: Ina'am Atalla
Publisher: Garnet Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1859643434
Category: Cooking
Page: 240
View: 2008

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Ina''am Atalla introduces us to the exotic flavours and colours of Lebanese cuisine using an abundance of wholesome ingredients, combined with fresh herbs and subtle spices, to make delicious and healthy dishes. This book is the product of her wealth of experience and her desire to dispel the complexities and mysteries surrounding Middle Eastern cookery by using simple techniques and easily available ingredients. With her obvious enthusiasm, the author inspires the reader to attempt a variety of easy-to-follow recipes, from the simplest soup to the more complicated main course, and from traditional recipes such as tabbouleh and kibbeh to the more unusual and creative variations that have been developed by her for the menu at her restaurant. Your level of experience is immaterial: supplemented by beautiful colour photography, Ina''am''s anecdotes and tips for the cook create the illusion that this is a personal cookery lesson between author and reader, while the book as a whole remains simply a pleasure to read.

Simply Lebanese: 30 Recipes from the Heart of Lebanon


Author: Ghada Basma
Publisher: Blurb
ISBN: 9781388803575
Category: Cooking
Page: 84
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SIMPLY LEBANESE is a collection of 30 simple and easy-to-follow traditional Lebanese recipes. From savory dishes containing an exotic blend of Middle-Eastern spices and fresh herbs to desserts infused with floral waters, this book provides an authentic glimpse into Lebanese home cooking.

Language, Memory, and Identity in the Middle East

The Case for Lebanon
Author: Franck Salameh
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739137406
Category: Social Science
Page: 332
View: 5595

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Language, Memory, and Identity in the Middle East differs from traditional modern Middle East scholarship in that it reevaluates the images and perceptions that specialists-and Middle Easterners themselves-have normalized and intellectualized about the region, often with a patronizing rejection of the legitimacy and authenticity of non-Arab Middle Eastern peoples, and a refusal to attribute the Middle East's pathologies to causes outside the traditional Arab-Israeli and post-colonial paradigms.

Revisiting Multiculturalism in Canada

Theories, Policies and Debates
Author: Shibao Guo,Lloyd Wong
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9463002081
Category: Education
Page: 346
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In 1971 Canada was the first nation in the world to establish an official multiculturalism policy with an objective to assist cultural groups to overcome barriers to integrate into Canadian society while maintaining their heritage language and culture. Since then Canada s practice and policy of multiculturalism have endured and been deemed as successful by many Canadians. As well, Canada s multiculturalism policy has also enjoyed international recognition as being pioneering and effectual. Recent public opinion suggests that an increasing majority of Canadians identify multiculturalism as one of the most important symbols of Canada s national identity. On the other hand, this apparent successful record has not gone unchallenged. Debates, critiques, and challenges to Canadian multiculturalism by academics and politicians have always existed to some degree since its policy inception over four decades ago. In the current international context there has been a growing assault on, and subsequent retreat from, multiculturalism in many countries. In Canada debates about multiculturalism continue to emerge and percolate particularly over the past decade or so. In this context, we are grappling with the following questions: What is the future of multiculturalism and is it sustainable in Canada? How is multiculturalism related to egalitarianism, interculturalism, racism, national identity, belonging and loyalties? What role does multiculturalism play for youth in terms of their identities including racialization? How does multiculturalism play out in educational policy and the classroom in Canada? These central questions are addressed by contributions from some of Canada s leading scholars and researchers in philosophy, psychology, sociology, history, education, religious studies, youth studies, and Canadian studies. The authors theorize and discuss the debates and critiques surrounding multiculturalism in Canada and include some very important case studi

Reviving Phoenicia

The Search for Identity in Lebanon
Author: Asher Kaufman
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 178076779X
Category: History
Page: 288
View: 415

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Reviving Phoenicia follows the social, intellectual and political development of the Phoenician myth of origin in Lebanon from the middle of the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth. Asher Kaufman demonstrates the role played by the lay, liberal Syrian-Lebanese who resided in Beirut, Alexandria and America towards the end of the nineteenth century in the birth and dissemination of this myth. Kaufman investigates the crucial place Phoenicianism occupied in the formation of Greater Lebanon in 1920. He also explores the way the Jesuit Order and the French authorities propagated this myth during the mandate years. The book also analyzes literary writings of different Lebanese who advocated this myth, and of others who opposed it. Finally, Reviving Phoenicia provides an overview of Phoenicianism from independence in 1943 to the present, demonstrating that despite the general objection to this myth, some aspects of it entered mainstream Lebanese national narratives. Kaufman's work will be vital reading for anyone interested in the birth of modern Lebanon as we know it today.

Flying Sheikh

Autobiography
Author: Najib Alamuddin
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780704301061
Category: History
Page: 288
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A History of Modern Lebanon


Author: Fawwaz Traboulsi
Publisher: Pluto Press
ISBN: 9780745324371
Category: History
Page: 320
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-- A stunning history of Lebanon over five centuries --"Skillfully weaving together social, political, cultural and economic history, this deeply informed and penetrating study provides a rich understanding of the vibrant, tragic, but ever hopeful Leban

Not a Stranger


Author: John R. Feegel
Publisher: New Amer Library
ISBN: 9780453004350
Category: Fiction
Page: 261
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Dedicated homicide detective Henry Willis and TV journalist Joan Burke fall in love as they pursue a psychopathic killer whose brutal murders of Black children have unsettled a Southern city

Fulfilment of a Mission

The Spears Mission to Syria and Lebanon, 1941-1944
Author: Sir Edward Louis Spears (bart.),Sir Edward Spears
Publisher: Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: History
Page: 311
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Global Alert

The Rationality of Modern Islamist Terrorism and the Challenge to the Liberal Democratic World
Author: Boaz Ganor
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 023153891X
Category: Political Science
Page: 240
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Many associate terrorism with irrational behavior and believe only lunatics could perpetuate such horrific acts. Global Alert debunks this myth by anatomizing the rationale behind modern terrorism. It draws a distinct picture of its root and instrumental causes and plots the different stages of a terrorist attack, from indoctrination and recruitment to planning, preparation, and launch. Global Alert also exposes the measured exploitation of democratic institutions by terrorists to further their goals. Despite its strong capabilities and extensive resources, the modern liberal-democratic state is nevertheless subject to the rules of war, which partially restrict the state's ability to operate and maneuver. Boaz Ganor shows how terrorist organizations exploit these values to paralyze or neutralize the states they oppose. In outlining this new "hybrid" terrorist organization and its activity in both the military–terrorist arena and the political–welfare arena, Ganor advances an international doctrine for governing military operations between state and nonstate actors as part of a new type of armed conflict termed "multidimensional warfare."

Middle Eastern lives in America


Author: Amir B. Marvasti,Karyn D. McKinney
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 171
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Using data from in-depth interviews, this book brings to light the existence of Middle Easterners in America and shows the human complexity of their lives. This work gives special attention to how members of this ethnic group cope with, resist and combat discrimination. Visit our website for sample chapters!

Sri Lankan Housemaids in Lebanon

A Case of 'symbolic Violence' and 'everyday Forms of Resistance'
Author: Nayla Moukarbel
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
ISBN: 9089640517
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 252
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This study unravels the real dynamics at stake within the Lebanese Madame/Sri Lankan housemaid relationship. Unraveled in this book are the real dynamics at stake in the Madame/housemaid relationship. While cases of extreme physical abuse by the Lebanese women who hire housemaids - Madames - are an exception, what has become normalised are more insidious patterns of domination used to control each and every aspect of their employees' lives. For their part, Sri Lankan housemaids are not merely passive victims. Away from direct provocation and first-hand repercussions, they try to deflect what Pierre Bourdieu has called 'symbolic violence'. These attempts at 'everyday forms of resistance', as defined by James Scott, can help loosen their employers' grip. Yet, as this unprecedented study shows, the Madame/housemaid relationship and the rules that govern it remain under the managerial hold of the Madame.

The Spoils of War

The Bright and Bitter Fruits of Human Conflict
Author: Jürgen Kleist,Bruce A. Butterfield
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 223
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The Spoils of War includes essays by fourteen scholars in a variety of disciplines who consider both the destructive and constructive forces of war from the days of the Greeks and Trojans to medieval times, from the American Civil War through World Wars I and II, to the Cold War and Vietnam, and even the recent uprisings in Chiapas.

The politics of proverbs

from traditional wisdom to proverbial stereotypes
Author: Wolfgang Mieder
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Pr
ISBN: N.A
Category: Social Science
Page: 260
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The Writer's Handbook 2007


Author: Barry Turner
Publisher: Macmillan Pub Limited
ISBN: 9781405049375
Category: Reference
Page: 821
View: 6499

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Completely revised and updated with newly commissioned articles, the 20th anniversary edition of The Writer's Handbook is an indispensible companion for everyone in the writing profession. Containing over 6,000 entries covering every area of writing, with provocative articles and useful advice from leading representatives of the trade, this practical, straightforward guide provides full details on the core markets. In addition to the key areas of UK and US book publishers, agents, magazines, screenwriting, theater and poetry, writer's courses and circles, festivals, and grants and prizes, the guide also offers invaluable expert advice on contracts, copyright, and taxation.