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Daoud Abdullah discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

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posted on 21.08.2019, 07:26 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown, Jacob Norris
Daoud Abdullah interviewed by Khaled Shawawra.

He discusses the following: locust plague and how it came to Jericho; locusts ate and destroyed everything; people used to make a hole in the ground and build a fence around it so they could burn them; after the locust plague people became very ill and suffered from diseases such as cholera and measles; arrival of the British made things worse as it led to conflict and war.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: summary.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 18 on Box 18.

This fileset exists as part of the Ottoman Empire and World War I collection within the Bethlehem University Oral History project of the Planet Bethlehem Archive.

History

Creator

Khaled Shawawra

Contributors

Adnan Musallam, Niveen Hazboun, Laila Ayyad, Yacoub Alatrash

Date

c.1992-2008

Type

Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript

Source

Bethlehem University

Language

Arabic

Spatial

31.8595075,35.4469982

Spatial Relation

Jericho

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0070aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0070ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports