Fouad Chehab
(By Bassem Al Jisr, translated into Arabic and published by the Fouad Chehab Foundation, 2018)

NEW! Available in bookshops.

(Recommended to read)

 

Fouad Chehab
(By Bassem Al Jisr, published by The Fouad Chehab Foundation, 1998, Arabic)

Download and read the whole book:

Part 1: Before the Presidency
Part 2: President
Part 3: After the Presidency
Part 4: Chehabism

(Recommended to read)

 

Fouad Chehab’s Republic 
(By Nicolas Nassif, published by Dar Al Nahar and The Fouad Chehab Foundation, November 2008, Arabic)

Download and read excerpts:

Chapter 1 – The prediction
Chapter 5 – The silent one
Chapter 17 – The confusing neighborhood
Chapter 27 – The witness
Conclusion

(Available in bookshops – Recommended to read)

 

Fouad Chéhab 1902-1973 – Une Figure Oubliée de l’Histoire Libanaise
(By Stéphane Malsagne, published by Editions Karthala & Ifpo, October 2011, French)

Read two excerpts:
Sommaire
Introduction – Penser Fouad Chéhab

(Available in bookshops – recommended to read)


Between a Monk and an Emir
(by Father Yacoub Skayyem, published by Kaslik, 2014, Arabic)

Download and read excerpts from this NEW book in which Father Skayyem, a close friend of President Chehab, shares his meetings & interactions with him as noted down in his personal diary:

Part 1: Year 1967
Part 2: 16 February – 22 May 1969
Part 3: 28 July – 25 December 1969
Part 4: 10 April – 19 August 1970
Part 5: Year 1973 & death of President Chehab 

 

Le Journal du Père Lebret (1959 – 1964) – Chronique de la construction d’un Etat
(Stéphane Malsagne, October 2014, French)

Download and read excerpts from Père Lebret’s diary:

On 19 August 1960
On 7 April 1961
On 20 January 1964
On 2 November 1964

A review of the book

 

Le Chéhabisme
(by Georges Naccache, Conférences du Cénacle Libanais, November 1960, French
)

Download and read:
The whole booklet

(This is the famous conference in which the notion ‘Chehabism” was introduced for the first time, and its philosophy expanded)

(Recommended to read)

 

Chehabism
(by Georges Naccache, Conférences du Cénacle Libanais, November 1960, Arabic)

Download and read:
The whole booklet

(This is the famous conference in which the notion ‘Chehabism” was introduced for the first time, and its philosophy expanded)

 

Les Discours du Président Chéhab – 1958-64
(Official presidential booklet, 1964, French)

Download and read the whole booklet in 4 parts:

Part 1: Messages à la Nation Libanaise
Part 2: Messages aux Libanais d’Outre-Mer
Part 3: Messages à l’Armée
Part 4: Discours Internationaux / Discours Sociaux / Vœux de Nouvel An

 

Fouad Boutros – Mémoires
(Autobiography, translated from Arabic by Jana Tamer, published by Les éditions L’Orient-Le-Jour/MMO, April 2010, French)

Read two excerpts from Part 1 ‘With the Emir’:

Chapter 1 – The story of the meeting that never ended
Chapter 5 – Chehab and Chehabism

(Available in bookshops – recommended to read)

 

Fouad Boutros – The Memoirs
(Autobiography, prepared by Antoine Saad, published by Dar Al Nahar, January 2009, Arabic
)

Read two excerpts from Part 1 ‘With the Emir’:

Chapter 1 – The story of the meeting that never ended
Chapter 5 – Chehab and Chehabism

(Available in bookshops – recommended to read)

 

Fouad Chehab – The builder of the Independence State – Testimonials
(Published by the Fouad Chehab Foundation, 2005, Arabic)

Download and read the whole book in 3 parts:

Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3

 

I Am One of You – President Elias Sarkis
(A pictorial biography, November 2012, Arabic/English)

Download and read an excerpt:

How General Chehab met Elias Sarkis

(Available in bookshops)

 

Chehabism – A school of visionary modernisation
(By Me Toufik Anis Kfoury, November 2012,Arabic)

Download and read excerpts from the book:

Summary – Intro – Chapter 1 – Chapter 5
Chapter 6 – Chapter 10 (Part 1 – Part 2)
Chapter 11 (Part 1 – Part 2) – Conclusion

Media report
 (Al Arabi Magazine)

(Available in bookshops – Recommended to read)

 

Collection of President Fouad Chehab Speeches
(Official Presidential booklet, 1964, Arabic)

Download and read the whole book in 3 parts:

Part 1Part 2Part 3

 

Needs and Possibilities of Development in Lebanon
(Study by the IRFED Mission, 1960-61, French)

Download:
– Index
– General conclusion

(This is the preliminary study on which President Chehab based his development projects)

(Recommended to read)

 

The Civil State – The Experience of Fouad Chehab in Lebanon
(by Nada Hassan Fayyad, AlMaaref Forum, 2011, Arabic)

Download and read excerpts:

– Index
– Chapter 5: The Chehabist experience – The elements of national bonding
– General conclusion

– Media Report (Annahar – 13 January 2013) 

(Available in bookshops)

 

The Chehabism Philosophy
(By Fadel Saeed Akl, 1964, Arabic)

Excerpts – Articles on President Chehab from the foreign media 1962-1963:

– ‘The military man that teaches democracy’ – Jeune Afrique (1962)
– ‘Lebanon a model state in the Arab world’ – Pierre Rondot, La Croix (1963)
– ‘Democracy Day’ – Ghassan Tuéni, Annahar (1962, on Independence Day)
– ‘Lebanon celebrates his Independence Day with fervor’ – Le Monde / Jeune Afrique (1962)
– ‘The wise man of the Middle East’ – Catholic Digest (1962) / Braunschweiger Zeitung (1963)

 

Chehabism and the Policy of Decision
(By Me. Toufic Kfoury, 1980, Arabic)

Read excerpts from the book:
1- The Chehabist principles
2- The Chehabist social reforms – part 1
3- The Chehabist social reforms – part 2

 

Fouad Chehab – The Commander and the President
(By Wakim Bou Lahdou, 1996, Arabic)

Read excerpts:

Chapter 8 – President Fouad Chehab, The Man

Chapter 10 – And His Heart Stopped…
Part 1 (includes testimonies and press articles in Arabic after President Chehab’s death)
Part 2 ( includes testimonies and press articles in French)

 

Le Chéhabisme
(By Marwan Harb, 2008, French)

Excerpts:
La Philosophie du Chéhabisme

 

Le Chéhabisme sous la Présidence de Fouad Chéhab
(By Stéphane Malsagne, Mémoire de Maîtrise d’Histoire à la Sorbonne, 1992, French)

Extraits de l’ouvrage:

1- La relation du Président Chéhab avec le Père Lebret
2- La correspondance du Président Chéhab avec le Père Lebret
3- Les audiences du Président Chéhab avec le Père Lebret 
4- Mythe de l’intervention de l’armée

 

Fouad Chehab – That Unknown
(By Bassem Al Jisr, 1998, Arabic)

Read excerpts from the book:
Introduction
Chapter 5 – How Chehab accepted the presidency against his will

 

Le Mandat Fouad Chéhab 1958-1964
(By Joseph Chami, Le Mémorial du Liban, Tome 4, 2003, French)

Quelques pages de l’ouvrage:

Octobre 1958 – Le Cabinet de Quatre
Mars 1959 – Sommet Chéhab-Nasser à la frontière libano-syrienne
Juillet 1960 – Chéhab annonce sa démission puis la retire
Bilan du mandat Fouad Chéhab

 

Beyrouth et ses Urbanistes – 1946-1975
(Eric Verdeil, Ifpo publications, 2011, French)

Download:
The whole book
Chapter 3: Fouad Chehab’s Presidency, a New Deal

(Available in bookshops)

 

Fouad Chehab
(By Elias Al Diri, Annahar files “Lebanon 1970”, booklet # 1, 1970, Arabic)

 

The 2nd Bureau, ruler in the background
(By Nicolas Nassif, published by Dar Moukhtarat, 2005, Arabic)