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Syria Ottoman Empire
First posted on March 12th 2005, last revised on October 28th 2006

For history prior to 1920, click Ottoman Empire

Timeline : Souaida
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For history since 1936, click Syria

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Accounts of History Article Jabal el Druze, from Wikipedia
Encyclopedia Entries
Religion Article Druze, from Wikipedia
Article Druses, from EB 1911
Article Les Druzes, from Wikipedia (French edition)
Article Druze, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Cities Article Suwaida, from Encyclopedia of the Orient
Specific Events

Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon); from Rulers (B. Schemmel; scroll down)
Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Syrian Provinces, from Population Statistics
Document Collections The Druze, from A Historical Survey of Proposals to Transfer Arabs from Palestine 1895 - 1947, by Chaim Simons
A Diwan of Contemporary Life, from Al Ahram, account of events in 1925
Archives Mandat Syrie Liban, from Ministere des Affaires Etrangeres, in French
State Symbols Flag of Jebel Druze 1921-1932, from FOTW, from Mandats Français en Proche Orient
Others Historic Picture Postcards, from Postcardman, commercial site

General Accounts Kais M. Firro, A History of the Druzes, Handbuch der Orientalistik (Handbook of Oriental Studies), supplemental volume no.9, Leiden : Brill 1992 [G]
Article : Druses, in : International Year Book 1898 p.274 [G]

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