Adventurous travelers are once again discovering Lebanon's unique treasures. From the Crusader ruins of Byblos and the ancient temples of Baalbek, to the vibrant, redeveloping metropolis of Beirut this guidebook will show you all that Lebanon has to often Packed with practical advice, it features historical, political and cultural notes, accommodations and restaurant listings for all budgets and a helpful language section and glossary.
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For thousands of years Lebanon has occupied a position in history that is entirely out of proportion to its size. Nearly every Westerner has read or heard about this tiny country, yet its past and present, its inhabitants, and the land itself hold many secrets. Ann Jousiffe's 'Lebanon' will help you explore this legendary corner of the eastern Mediterranean, discover many of its unique treasures, and savor its seemingly infinite variety. Her book provides historical, cultural, and political commentary, advice on food and accommodations, extensive background on archaeological sites, a useful language section, and a glossary. It also includes maps and color photographs.