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Gharghour Zoughbi discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

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posted on 21.08.2019 by Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown, Jacob Norris
Gharghour Zoughbi interviewed by Wafa Abd al-Ahad on 22 March 1994.

He discusses the following: declaration of World War I; economic situation; customs and traditions at that time; condition of people’s houses; Ottoman military and the guns they used; locust plague; drought of 1916; disease and starvation; emigration as a way to avoid the hardships and conscription; methods of transportation; uprisings against Ottoman rule; people's reactions to the end of the war.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: summary.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 13 of Box 12.

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

Wafa Abd al-Ahad

Contributors

Adnan Musallam, Niveen Hazboun, Laila Ayyad, Yacoub Alatrash

Date

22/03/1994

Type

Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript

Source

Bethlehem University

Language

Arabic

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_019940322-0061aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_019940322-0061ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports