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Karim Mukarker 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
Karim Mukarker (from Beit Jala) interviewed by Hala Amro.

He describes the following: great suffering under the Ottomans during World War I; Ottoman army used to follow the horses to collect their dung because of hunger and poverty; by the end of World War I the situation was so bad that local people saw the British as their saviours.

Original audio recording: cassette tape.
Transcript: summary.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 6 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

Hala Amro

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_c19920000-0028aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0028ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports