Beyond Syria’s Borders: A History of Territorial Disputes in by Emma Lundgren Jörum

By Emma Lundgren Jörum

Lebanon, including the province of Hatay in Turkey (containing Antakya) and the Golan Heights have been all a part of French mandate Syria, yet at the moment are all outdoor the bounds of the trendy Syrian country. The rules and reactions of Syria either to the lack of those territories and to the states that experience both absorbed, annexed or emerged from them (Lebanon, Turkey and Israel) are the point of interest of Emma Jørum’s publication. Jørum makes use of the diversities in coverage and discourse by way of each one of those 3 instances to focus on the character of territorial dispute within the quarter, and the approaches of state-building and nationalism extra more often than not. during the exam of Syria’s guidelines relating those misplaced territories, Jørum plots and analyses Syrian-Turkish, Syrian-Lebanese and Syrian-Israeli kinfolk, explaining why a few losses were driven to 1 aspect and others stay on the leading edge in Syria’s diplomacy and international relations efforts.

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