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Philip K. Hitti

AKA Philip Khuri Hitti

Born: 24-Jun-1886
Birthplace: Shimlan, Lebanon
Died: 24-Dec-1978
Location of death: Princeton, NJ
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Christian [1]
Race or Ethnicity: Middle Eastern
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Scholar

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: History of the Arabs


[1] Maronite Christian.

Brother: Joseph Hitti
Sister: Najib Jabbour
Daughter: Viola H. Winder

    University: BA, American University of Beirut (1908)
    University: PhD, Columbia University
    Professor: Princeton University

Author of books:
The Syrians in America (1924, history)
The Origins of the Druze People and Religion (1928, history)
History of the Arabs (1937, history)
The Arabs: A Short History (1943, history)
History of Syria: Including Lebanon and Palestine (1951, history)
Lebanon in History: From the Earliest Times to the Present (1957, history)
Syria: A Short History (1959, history)
The Near East in History: A 5000 Year History (1961, history)
Islam and the West: A Historical Cultural Survey (1962, history)
Makers of Arab History (1968, history)
Islam: A Way of Life (1970, religion)
Capital Cities of Arab Islam (1973, geography)



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