Melanie Tanielian, Assistant Professor of History, was interviewed by Jadaliyya about her new book, Charity of War: Famine, Humanitarian Aid and World War I in the Middle East. Her book explores the impact of famine on municipal, international, philanthropic, and religious institutions in Lebanon.​ Read the full story here »

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