PODCAST 12-05-2019: The Shihabs and the Emergence of Lebanon

In today’s slightly longer than usual episode we cover the rest of the Shihab period and the emergence of a “core” Lebanon including Mount Lebanon and its environs as well as the city of Beirut. There are a fair number of detours here as events are affected by an uprising in Egypt, Napoleon’s invasion, and the conflicts between the Ottomans and their Eg…

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