Chapter

<i>Revolution</i>: Thesis and Antithesis

Ofra Bengio

in Saddam's Word

Published in print April 1998 | ISBN: 9780195114393
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199854523 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195114393.003.0002

Series: Studies in Middle Eastern History

Revolution: Thesis and Antithesis

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This chapter introduces revolutionism and its part in the political life of Iraqis. The chapter also looks at important expressions born out of a string of events, expressions such as thawra (revolution), inqilab (coup, putsch), and tamarrud (rebellion). This chapter also discusses the reason for the adaptation of revolutionary thought.

Keywords: revolutionism; politics; expressions; revolution; coup; putsch; rebellion

Chapter.  7028 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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