A House in Damascus - Before the Fall

A House in Damascus - Before the Fall

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by Brian Stoddart
     
 
As Syria confronts an uncertain future, A House in Damascus seeks to balance the Western view with the lives and views of the everyday people living in the world’s oldest continuing capital city

Drawn from the author's experiences occurring immediately before the 2011-2012 social and political upheaval, each story traces the Old City of Damascus and

Overview

As Syria confronts an uncertain future, A House in Damascus seeks to balance the Western view with the lives and views of the everyday people living in the world’s oldest continuing capital city

Drawn from the author's experiences occurring immediately before the 2011-2012 social and political upheaval, each story traces the Old City of Damascus and its people's present through the past, capturing the universal human element often missing from the strategic and political accounts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781614173564
Publisher:
ePublishing Works!
Publication date:
10/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,047,240
File size:
7 MB

Meet the Author

Brian Stoddart is an Emeritus Professor of La Trobe University in Melbourne. Trained as a social historian, he now works as an international higher education reform consultant in countries such as Lao PDR, Cambodia, Jordan and Syria.
www.professorbrianstoddart.com

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A House in Damascus - Before the Fall 2.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
TheWriteBrothers More than 1 year ago
I liked this book. It sheds a lot of light on social and political scenarios that led to the once great city's fall. If you like learning the history of other cultures, this is a good read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Pieces of their thesis and publish or else stuff to the general public did you take a look at his other titles? Skips around trying to be an all around here we go again round the mulberry bush and all fall down