Hanna Giacaman, from Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Hanna Giacaman (from Bethlehem) interviewed by Saheer Abu Sa'da.

He discusses the following: Ottoman rule was a dictatorship – all the funds went to the Sultan and taxation was very high; ‘seferberlik’ – Ottoman military conscription.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 1 of Box 8.

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.