Category: History & Historiography
The rise in oil prices caused by the impasse between Western powers and Iran due to the latter’s nuclear programme has been a cause for concern not just for the European and North American markets, but also for economies that are currently less vulnerable, such as the Brazilian economy, for which the two oil crises of the 1970s had catastrophic consequences.
Le moment « Ibn Khaldoun » du monde arabe : les raisons actuelles de relire l’autobiographie du penseur politique tunisien
Les récents soulèvements populaires pour une plus grande ouverture démocratique dans certains pays arabes ont provoqué la surprise dans les médias internationaux. Commencé en Tunisie à la fin de 2010, la révolution s’est rapidement...
The history of Lebanese emigration to Brazil is long. It is said that Lebanese Christians began to emigrate to Brazil in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, while Lebanon was still part of the Ottoman Empire. The economic crisis that Brazil suffered in the 1980s and 1990s directly affected these families, dependent on the income from trade. Many chose to return to Lebanon and rebuild their lives in the old fatherland.