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Language and Action

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/9780195114393.003.0004

Series: Studies in Middle Eastern History

Language and Action

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This chapter describes the Baʿthization of Iraqi society, the party's primary concern, its main document that had been published, and the importance the party gave to youth. The three objectives of the Baʿths are enumerated. Also, the chapter tells of the tension between the Iraqi and Syrian Baʿths. The questions that arose as a result of the idealism of the Baʿths are also introduced. The chapter also talks about the difference of the Baʿths regime compared to all its predecessors.

Keywords: Iraqi society; youth; Syria; objectives; Baʿths; regime

Chapter.  2262 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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