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Vol. 1, No. 1 Summer 2011

Editor's note | Anat Lapidot-Firilla

Protest throughout the Arab world has washed the shores of North Africa in recent months and has spread to the eastern Mediterranean, and to Yemen and Bahrain in the Arabian Peninsula. The mass outcry that has already succeeded in deposing unjust, longtime dictators has been dubbed by the media “the Arab Spring,” inspired by the wave of revolutions in Europe in 1848 and 1849. Like Louis-Philippe of France, Hosny Mubarak of Egypt and Zine al-Abidin Ben Ali of Tunis have been overthrown at the behest of their people. Other rulers, such as the leaders of Syria,Libya and Yemen, face protests…

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Journal of Levantine Studies (JLS) is an interdisciplinary academic journal dedicated to the critical study of the geographical, social, and cultural settings which, in various periods of history, have been known as the “Levant.” The journal is published biannually in English in print and online by the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute.

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