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Storyteller of Jerusalem

Storyteller of Jerusalem

The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948

Storyteller of Jerusalem( )
Editor: Tamari, Salim
Nassar, Issam
Introduction by: Tamari, Salim
Nassar, Issam
Translator: Elzeer, Nada
Foreword by: Willson, Rachel Beckles
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Imprint:Olive Branch Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

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 Jerusalem's history-Ottoman rule, the British mandate, and the run-up to the founding of the state of Israel-but change lived and recalled from the daily vantage point of the street storyteller. Oud player, music lover and ethnographer, poet, collector,...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Composers & Musicians
Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Middle East / Israel & Palestine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.06 x 9 x 0.96 Inches
Book Weight:1.21 Pounds

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