Maria Handal from Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Item

Title
Maria Handal from Bethlehem discussing the Ottoman period and World War I
Description
Maria Handal (born during the Ottoman period, exact date of birth unknown, from Bethlehem) interviewed by Farhan Abu Jodeh on 26 June 2004. She discusses the following: Ottoman rule was unjust as people were heavily taxed and conscripted into the military; her father evaded military conscription by eating a dirty fish to get sick; Ottomans told every family that they had a certain number of locusts to collect; Britain Mandate was much better than Ottoman rule. Original audio: cassette tape. Transcript: word for word. In the original collection at Bethlehem University these cassette tapes were categorised as File 7 of Box 4.
Identifier
pb_bu_wwi_7271051
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
Farhan Abu Joheh
Contributor
Adnan Musallam
Niveen Hazboun
Laila Ayyad
Yacoub Alatrash
Date
26/06/2004
Type
Digital reproduction of cassette tape and handwritten transcript
Source
Bethlehem University
Language
Arabic
Spatial Coverage
31.7053996/ 35.1936877
Rights Holder
Bethlehem University