In This Review

Syria and Lebanon Under French Mandate
Syria and Lebanon Under French Mandate
By Stephen Hemsley Longrigg
Oxford University Press (for the Royal Institute of International Affairs), 1958, 404 pp

Brigadier Longrigg, who has had long experience in the Middle East, here reviews the successes and failures of the French Mandate from 1920 to 1945. While praising the material achievements he finds the French handling of political issues "surprisingly maladroit."