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Issa Abu Hussein from Battir, aged 74 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
Issa Abu Hussein (74 years old from Battir) interviewed by Rami Abu Na'ma.

He discusses the following: his father’s tales of helping the rebels during the Revolt of 1936-39 and his arrest due to his possession of a firearm; British Mandate was better than the Israeli occupation.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 7 of Box 7.

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

Rami Abu Na'ma

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

31.7281985,35.1292772

Spatial Relation

Battir

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0029aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0029ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports