The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948

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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, ...

The Storyteller of Jerusalem: The Life and Times of Wasif Jawhariyyeh, 1904-1948 2014, Olive Branch

ISBN-13: 9781566569255

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