Gharghour Zoughbi discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
datasetposted on 21.08.2019, 07:26 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.
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.