One of the factors that seriously af fected the socio-economic and ethnic structure of modern Lebanon was the agriculture, trade and industry of silk. In attempting to evaluate the influence of this factor on the development of Lebanon we have to turn to the nineteenth century, when the production of silk encompassed most of Mt. Lebanon’s population and many of the Biqa ‘Valley’s farmers and the coastal population of Beirut and Tripoli.
|Title of host publication||Essays on the Economic History of the Middle East|
|Publisher||Taylor and Francis|
|Number of pages||26|
|ISBN (Electronic)||0203988167, 9781135779191|
|ISBN (Print)||0714633186, 9781138883949|
|State||Published - 1 Jan 2005|
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© 1988 Frank Cass & Co. Ltd.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Arts and Humanities (all)
- Social Sciences (all)