Shakib Adeeb Abdullah al-Nijweh, aged 80 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
Shakib Abdeeb Abdullah al-Nijweh (80 years old - though his wife claims he's a bit older) interviewed by Pauline Nono.
He discusses the following: World War I during the Ottoman period; military conscription suffered by the Arabs caused them to welcome the British conquest; racism of the Ottoman regime and how Palestinians saw the collapse of the Ottoman Empire as liberation; education – not everyone was able to study, women were not allowed to work.
Original audio: cassette tape.
Transcript: word for word. In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 3 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.