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Acknowledgements x Preface by Wm. Roger Louis xii Introduction 1 1. Lebanon:1920-1952 7 French Interests in Lebanon 7 The French Mandate 13 The Second World War: Anglo-French Rivalry and Independence for Lebanon 18 The National Pact 25 2. Domestic Politics, the Economy and Society in Lebanon:1952-1956 40 Camille Chamoun 40 Efforts at Reform 48 Internal Opposition and Sectarian Tension 55 3. Lebanon: 1952-1956: Foreign Affairs 70 Chamoun as Regional Mediator 70 Chamoun's Response to Anglo-American Policies in the Middle East 77 4. The Impact of Regional and International Politics in Lebanon: 1956-1957 98 The Suez Crisis and Nasser's Populist Arabism 98 The American Response: The Eisenhower Doctrine 108 5. The Parliamentary Elections of 1957 128 The Political Role of the Lebanese Press 128 Foreign Interference in Domestic Elections 133 The Parliamentary Elections of 1957 141 6. From the Formation of the UAR to the Insurrection in Lebanon 154 The Impact of the UAR on Lebanon 154 The Issue of Chamoun's Re-election 160 The Outbreak of Rebellion: May 1958 170 7. The Crisis in Lebanon 185 The Rebellion 185 American Military Intervention in Lebanon 197 8. The Resolution of the Crisis 210 Lebanon's Case at the UN 210 American-Egyptian Rapprochement 218 Conclusion 228 Bibliography 234 Index 247Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Lebanon Politics and government 1946-1975