A tale of a Syrian city at war

  title={A tale of a Syrian city at war},
  author={Ammar Azzouz},
  pages={107 - 122}
  • A. Azzouz
  • Published 2 January 2019
  • History, Sociology
  • City
Since 2011, the war in Syria has reshaped the lives of millions of Syrians with the displacement of over ten million people—more than half the population—inside and outside Syria, and the severe destruction of historical and modern cities and countryside. In Homs, the third largest city in Syria and the focus of this paper, entire neighbourhoods have been turned into rubble, destroying the familiar and reshaping the urban, social and cultural fabric of the city. However, despite this mass… 


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