Hanna Giacaman, from Bethlehem 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
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.