Bustan - Vol.12, No.1 (Summer 2021)

Bustan - Vol.12, No.1 (Summer 2021).

Bustan, Vol.12, No.1 (Summer 2021).

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  • Refugees, Residents, and Rentierism: A Critical Assessment of Responses to the Syrian Refugee Crisis
    The Syrian Refugee Crisis in Lebanon: The Double Tragedy of Refugees and Impacted Host Communities by Robert G. Rabil, Juline Beaujouan, Amjed Rasheed, Anne Marie Baylouny; Syrian Crisis, Syrian Refugees: Voices from Jordan and Lebanon by Juline Beaujouan, Amjed Rasheed; When Blame Backfires: Syrian Refugees and Citizen Grievances in Jordan and Lebanon by Anne Marie Baylouny
    Review by: Gerasimos Tsourapas
  • Youth 
    Lebanon: The Rise and Fall of a Secular State under Siege by Mark Farha, Dylan Baun; Winning Lebanon: Youth Politics, Populism, and the Production of Sectarian Violence, 1920–1958 by Dylan Baun
    Review by: Carl Yonker

Book Reviews

  • Iran's Reconstruction Jihad—Rural Development and Regime Consolidation after 1979 by Eric Lob
    Review by: Engin Sune

  • Revisiting the Arab Uprisings by Stéphane Lacroix, Jean-Pierre Filiu
    Review by: Francesco Cavatorta

  • Conflict on Mount Lebanon: The Druze, the Maronites, and Collective Memory by Makram Rabah
    Review by: Thomas Scheffler

  • Jews and Palestinians in the Late Ottoman Era, 1908–1914: Claiming the Homeland by Louis A. Fishman
    Review by: Donna Robinson Divine

  • The Kurds in Erdogan's Turkey: Balancing Identity, Resistance, and Citizenship by William Gourlay
    Review by: Mehmet Gurses

  • A History of Jeddah: The Gateway to Mecca in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Ulrike Freitag
    Review by: Amy Mills

  • Sacred Place and Sacred Time in the Medieval Islamic Middle East: A Historical Perspective by Daniella Talmon-Heller
    Review by: Andrew Petersen

  • Regulating Islam: Religion and the State in Contemporary Morocco and Tunisia by Sarah J. Feuer
    Review by: Marina Ottaway

  • The Makers of Modern Syria: The Rise and Fall of Syrian Democracy, 1918–1958 by Sami Moubayed
    Review by: Joel D. Parker

  • The Caravan: Abdallah Azzam and the Rise of Global Jihad by Thomas Hegghammer
    Review by: Elena Pokalova

  • Hamatri'a: Sihot im Haaluf (b'mil') Amos Gilad by Shimon Shiffer
    Review by: Joshua Krasna