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Beirut: A Health Profile 1984–1994

​These are the findings of a ten-year follow-up study to the “1984 Beirut." This book provides a rich array of statistics and information as well as comparative data on the population of Beirut at two different points in time. Changes in demographics and health statuses, use of health services, and the prevalence of chronic and acute diseases are assessed. In addition to providing data unique to a city that had recently experienced fifteen years of civil war, the book describes approaches useful to students of survey methodology. In a country that has lacked reliable health information systems for much of its existence, these surveys present a valuable alternative for the development of future health care services. Lists of figures and tables, chapter abstracts, and questionnaires are presented in both English and Arabic.
$10.00

Berytus Volume LV / 2016

Berytus is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to the archaeological and ethnoarchaeological studies on Syria and Lebanon from prehistoric to Islamic times, but will also publish articles on neighbouring regions and in related fields.​​ Berytus Archaeological Studies volumes 55 and 56 celebrate the year 2016 marking the 150th anniversary of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the American University of Beirut. This volume is the companion of volume 56 which appeared in the same year.
$30.00

Berytus Volume LVI / 2016

Published since 1934 by AUB’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Berytus is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted primarily to archaeological, ethnoarchaeological, and historical studies on Lebanon and Syria from prehistoric to Ottoman times. Several recent volumes have been devoted to publishing the results of excavations undertaken in the Souks area of the Beirut Central District by the American University of Beirut in association with the Archaeological Collaboration for Research and Excavation (ACRE) between 1994 and 1996. Since 1964, Berytus has been published either annually or biennially.​ Berytus Archaeological Studies volumes 55 and 56 celebrate the year 2016 marking the 150th anniversary of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of the American University of Beirut. This volume is the companion of volume 55 wich appeared in August 2016.
$30.00

Berytus Volume LVII-LVIII / 2017-2018

​Published since 1934 by AUB’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Berytus is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted primarily to archaeological, ethnoarchaeological, and historical studies on Lebanon and Syria from prehistoric to Ottoman times. Several recent volumes have been devoted to publishing the results of excavations undertaken in the Souks area of the Beirut Central District by the American University of Beirut in association with the Archaeological Collaboration for Research and Excavation (ACRE) between 1994 and 1996. Since 1964, Berytus has been published either annually or biennially.
$30.00

Mute Movements: A collective performance art journey through Beirut, 2009–2014

The first book of its kind in Lebanon, Mute Movements, documents the emergence of a performance art scene in Lebanon. The book illustrates the collective work of students and artists under the direction of Cornelia Krafft, former assistant professor at AUB. Captured in high-quality photographs and narrated through the performers' own words, Mute Movements invites the reader to embark on an inspirational journey through modern-day Lebanon as seen through the eyes of these young artists striving to confront their internal and external challenges on the personal, national, and regional levels. Their “mute" performances, situated in provocative locations, demanded attention and triggered debate. Played out in unorthodox settings – abandoned buildings, war ruins, along the sea-shore, in city streets and run-down cinemas – these performances required almost as much of the spectators as of the players with their fundamental questioning of issues of collective relevance: social responsibility, personal and regional identity, cultural heritage, censorship, conflict, freedom, and repression. Across the pages of the book, each performance unfolds in documentary-like fashion. The underlying theme, the evolution of performance art in Lebanon across five fertile years of artistic endeavor, lays the groundwork for years to come. While the focus is Lebanon and its youth, the bigger picture is a work in progress which is applicable far beyond the borders of one small country, making Mute Movements a valuable as well as highly enjoyable reference work. ​The overall minimalistic aesthetic and design of the book envelopes an extraordinary sample of strong artistic encouragement through contemporary education in the fields of performance, set design, and visual arts; the result is a document of international importance.
$40.00

Rusted Radishes; Beirut Literary & Art Journal. Issue 3: Nostalgia/ Progress

​Rusted Radishes: Beirut Literary and Art Journal was founded in 2012 with the intention of creating a space for both emerging and established writers who have a connection to Lebanon. Over the years, we have published diverse work from bordering countries, the diaspora, and beyond. As we evolved, we opened the submissions to people connected to the MENA region. We do not insist on creating geographic borders for submissions, but we do acknowledge that Beirut's revolving door of influences and cultures, its history, and its perch on the Mediterranean, is certainly at the heart of a unique convergence of voices.
$10.00