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Issa Nicola Nasrallah, born in 1903, from Beit Jala 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
Issa Nicola Nasrallah (born in 1903, from Beit Jala) interviewed by Yousef al-Qury.

He discusses the following: locust plague and how it covered the land and the sky; onset of drought led to poverty, hunger and spread of disease; ‘seferberlik’ – Ottoman military conscription – and the Ottoman system of forced labour; education was only in Turkish.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: summary.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 10 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.

History

Creator

Yousef al-Qury

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

31.7160165,35.1783942

Spatial Relation

Beit Jala

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0039aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0039ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports