Aleppo: The Rise and Fall of Syria’s Great Merchant City by Philip Mansel

jacketAleppo was once a vibrant world city, where Muslims, Christians and Jews lived and traded together in peace. In this first history of Aleppo in English, Dr. Philip Mansel vividly describes its decline from a pinnacle of cultural and economic power, a poignant testament to a city shattered by Syria’s civil war.

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