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Said Abu-Khdeira 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
Said Abu-Khdiera interviewed by Nader Salah.

He discusses the following: Turkey (the Ottoman Empire) treated the local population well - better than the Britain did because they didn’t work with Zionists; locust plague; diseases the plague caused in 1915 devastated the local population; no role for women; relationships between Christians, Muslims and Jews were very good; only education was Islamic; denies that Ottomans took taxes by force; never heard about any rebellion against the Ottomans.

Original audio: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word.
In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 6 of Box 3.

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

Nader Salah

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

Identifier

pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0008aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0008ab.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0008ac.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports