The Communist Movement in Syria and Lebanon.

Ismael, Tareq Y. & Jacqueline S. Ismael.

Book ID: 33498

ISBN:      0813016312


8vo. xi, 281 pp., cloth in d/w, notes, index, copy in mint condition, new, University Press of Florida, 1998.


This is the first comprehensive work in any language to examine the development & growth of the communist movement in Syria & Lebanon. Drawing on party documents & literature, as well as interviews with key players conducted over a 25-year period, the authors examine the movement’s evolution, intra-party struggles, & fragmentation over the course of the 20th century. The authors describe the origins, characteristics, & dynamics of both branches of the Party showing how each reflected the domestic environment in which it operated.

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