Abd al-Rahman Taha, aged 97 from Nahalin discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Item

Title
Abd al-Rahman Taha, aged 97 from Nahalin discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
Description
Abd al-Rahman Taha (97 years old from Nahalin) interviewed by Nader Najajra on 29 October 1998. He describes the following: Ottomans were good but the British were not as they created conflict among the Arabs and turned them against each other; locust year and how they covered the sun; spread of diseases during World War I such as cholera and typhoid; ‘seferberlik’ – Ottoman military conscription.
Original audio recording: cassette tape. Transcript: summary. In the original collection at Bethlehem University this cassette tape was categorised as File 9 of Box 8.
Identifier
pb_bu_wwi_7271126
Subject
Bethlehem
Palestine
Palestinian Diaspora
Ottoman Empire and World War I collection
World War I in Bethlehem
Bethlehem oral history
Ottoman Empire in Bethlehem
Locust plague 1915
Bethlehem University
British Mandate in Palestine
License
CC BY 4.0
Creator
Nader Najajra
Contributor
Adnan Musallam
Niveen Hazboun
Laila Ayyad
Yacoub Alatrash
Date
29/10/1998
Type
Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript
Source
Bethlehem University
Language
Arabic
Spatial Coverage
31.6856255/ 35.1116072
Rights Holder
Bethlehem University