The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948
Olive Branch Press, 2013 - 304 من الصفحات
ONCE UPON A TIME IN JERUSALEM The memoirs of Wasif Jawhariyyeh are a remarkable treasure trove of writings on the life, culture, music, and history of Jerusalem. Spanning over four decades, from 1904 to 1948, they cover a period of enormous and turbulent change in Jerusalems history Ottoman rule, the British mandate, and the run-up to the founding of the state of Israelbut change lived and recalled from the daily vantage point of the street storyteller. Oud player, music lover and ethnographer, poet, collector, partygoer, satirist, civil servant, local historian, devoted son, husband, father, and person of faith, Wasif viewed the life of his city through multiple roles and lenses. The result is a vibrant, unpredictable, sprawling collection of anecdotes, observations, and yearnings as varied as the city itself.
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - maureenclare - LibraryThing
This book was a true joy to read. There is very little archive material of Palestinian life at the end of the Ottoman Empire because of the loss of Palestinian cultural property during the 1948 ethnic ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله