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Dr. Kalil Assaf Bishara was a Lebanese-American pastor and intellectual. He was born in May 1878 and immigrated from modern-day Lebanon to the United States in 1898. He was naturalized in 1908. Bishara was well-educated:  prior to immigration, he…
1914_Bishara_Origin of the Modern Syrian.pdf

Vol. 3 no. 7 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains a look at Secretary Herbert Hoover's efforts to adjust world trade; a profile of Henry Ford's reactions to the industrial crisis; a profile of Japanese industrial development; a review and news of…
SACMV3_192107wm.pdf

Vol. #3 no. 5 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains articles about New York as the world's financial center; the autobiography of Andrew Carnegie; an analysis of the relative cost of raw goods and labor to prices; review and news of economic…
SACMV3_192105wm.pdf

Vol. 3 no. 4 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains an article on the current business situation; an overview of the "promising" economic development in Mexico; a piece about global cotton consumption; a profile of China's industrialization; a profile…
SACMV3_192104wm.pdf

Vol. 3 no. 3 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains articles on the danger and safety in the economic situation; a piece by Sharbel Moallem on the presence and importance of Syrian trade to Colombia; an overview and news of economic conditions in the…
SACMV3_192103wm.pdf

Vol. 3 no. 1 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains an article by Major Kalil El-Aswad on the conditions of trade in Arabia and Persia; a report on European fear of German competition; a report on the status of Canada's foreign trade in 1920; review…
SACMV3_192102wm.pdf

Vol. 3 no. 1 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains: an overview of the prospects of economic readjustment in 1921; a report on American bankers' predictions for upcoming economic stability; an evaluation of silk markets' recovery; analysis of economic…
SACMV3_192101wm.pdf

Vol. 2 no. 12 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains articles on economic conditions in the United States and Arabic-Speaking countries; the issue of credit; a history of Syrian commerce in America (illustrated with photographs), and an editorial from…
SACMV2_192012wm.pdf

Vol. 2 no. 11 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains articles on the impact of presidential elections on economics; an overview of cotton cultivation in the Ottoman Empire; a history of Syrian Commerce in America; reports on economic conditions in the…
SACMV2_192011wm.pdf

Vol. 2 no. 10 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya contains: an analysis of the causes of the economic depression in the United States; a review of Great Britain's efforts to control foreign markets; a collection of biographical sketches of American…
SACMV2_192010wm.pdf

Vol. 1 no. 8 of al-Majalla al-Tijarriya has articles on business ethics; the economic impact of World War I; and part one of a historical article by Dr. Philip Hitti on Syrian merchants trading with the city-state of Genoa in the twelfth century.…
SACMV1_191908wm.pdf

The History of the United States and the History of Syrian Emigration by Basil M. Kherbawi. Though split into two files here for readers' convenience, the two were published as one volume, in Arabic for immigrant readers, in 1913. Kherbawi was the…
history of the united states_wm_red.pdf

A brief history of the St. Elias Maronite Church located in Roanoke, Virginia, written by Loretta Saleeba Jolley. The history includes accounts of some of the earliest Lebanese immigrants, including Father Rabil, an ancestor of Matt Kannan. It covers…
HistoryofSt.EliasMaroniteChurch.pdf