Title

Youth Politics and Populism in Interwar Lebanon

Streaming Media

Document Type

Podcast

Publication Date

3-11-2021

Publication Title

Ottoman History Podcast

Abstract

Starting with the nationalist and anticolonial movements of the early 20th century, youth have played an important role in political life in the modern Middle East. But despite their importance, youth often go unrecognized as a category of analysis. In this episode, we speak with historian Dylan Baun about his work on youth politics in interwar Lebanon, exploring the rituals and political practices of groups like Kata'ib (Phalange) and the Progressive Socialist Party which would become key actors in the fighting of 1958 and later on, in the Lebanese Civil War of 1975-1990. We learn how young people forged political community both through and beyond sectarian violence, a phenomenon that Dr. Baun argues became strongly associated with rebellious youth.

Keywords

History, interwar, Lebanon, OHP Episodes, Ottoman Empire, Politics, Populism, Youth

Volume

Episode No. 497

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License
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