Gharghour Zoughbi discussing the Ottoman period and World War I

Freja Howat-Maxted, Leila Sansour, Bea Brown & Jacob Norris
Gharghour Zoughbi interviewed by Wafa Abd al-Ahad on 22 March 1994.
He discusses the following: declaration of World War I; economic situation; customs and traditions at that time; condition of people’s houses; Ottoman military and the guns they used; locust plague; drought of 1916; disease and starvation; emigration as a way to avoid the hardships and conscription; methods of transportation; uprisings against Ottoman rule; people's reactions to the end of the war.
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