Education in Syria and Lebanon
by G. Bonoure - 1931
All the peoples of Syria have, along with brilliant mental capacity, an extreme enthusiasm for knowledge and a spontaneous desire to better themselves through intellectual culture. Since the end of the War, aided by the authorities of the Mandate, they have shown evidence of great ardor in perfecting the Arabic language, to make of it an instrument of modern thought, and in acquiring a culture of their own, expressive of their unique racial characteristics. The people of Lebanon and Syria have grasped the fact that education is the essential condition of the regeneration and progress of their country.
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