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Shakib Adeeb Abdullah al-Nijweh, aged 80 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
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.

History

Creator

Pauline Nono

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_c19920000-0006aa.mp3, pb_bu_wwi_c19920000-0006ab.pdf

Rights

Bethlehem University

Licence

Exports