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Why did so many episodes of Lebanon’s contentious politics in the last century occur inTripoli? In her work, Sunni City, Tine Gade traces the hundred-year trajectory (1920-2020) of the ‘Sunni crisis’ in Lebanese politics to explain how identity plays into urban protests and violence in Tripoli.


Tine Gade

Sunni City. Tripoli from IslamistUtopia to Lebanese ‘Revolution’

Cambridge University Press, 2023