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New Texts Out Now: Daniel Neep, Occupying Syria under the French Mandate

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Daniel Neep, Occupying Syria under the French Mandate: Insurgency, Space, and State Formation. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Daniel Neep (DN): Scholars who work on state formation have tended to have little to say about the phenomenon of colonial violence. This seemed to me curious, given that violence is arguably the most central, and certainly the most visceral, dimension of the colonial encounter. ...

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Daniel Neep

 

Daniel Neep is Lecturer in International and Middle East Studies at the University of Exeter. He is currently on secondment to the Council for British Research in the Levant. He received his PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), where he won the annual Leigh Douglas Memorial Award for the best UK thesis in Middle East Studies. His book based on this project, Occupying Syria under the French Mandate: Insurgency, Space and State Formation, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2012.