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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
ISBN:978-1-56656-925-5
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, but 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...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Music
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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