The Neo-Ba'th Party of Syria

  title={The Neo-Ba'th Party of Syria},
  author={Avraham Ben-Tzur},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={161 - 181}
  • Avraham Ben-Tzur
  • Published 1968
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
  • The Ba'th party whose full name was 'The Party of Arab Renaissance', was established and developed in Syria during the forties as a party of the urban petit-bourgeois intelligentsia. Its founders were Michel Aflak and Salah-ad-Din-al-Beitar, and its motto was 'one Arab nation with an eternal mission'. Its ideology was based on a doctrine formulated in the party platform adopted at the first convention in I947. Essentially, this doctrine was a blend of nationalist pan-Arab radicalism with a… CONTINUE READING
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