Interview with Ḥusayn Shams مقابلة مع حسين شمس

American University of Beirut Palestinian Oral History Archives
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00:00:00 - Customs and community life in Farrādīyah

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Partial Transcript: Significant Figures: al-Dimāsī, Khalīl (Teacher).

Families: Karrūm; Faraj.

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Keywords: Akka (Prison: Palestine); Anti-Palestinian economic measures; Arrest; British Mandate of Palestine, 1922-1948; British army camps; British colonization; Childhood dreams; Children's games; Coffee; Dietary practices; Disputes; Economic prosperity; Education; Entertainment; Everyday life; Farmers; Hospitality; Languages; Marriage proposals; Neighboring villages; Public schools; Revolutionaries; Shaykhs; Siblings; Social norms; Taxes; Torture; Village siege

00:15:50 - Socioeconomic and political conditions in Farrādīyah

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Partial Transcript: Families: Karrūm; Shams; al-‘Āṣī; Ḥusayn.

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Keywords: Ammunition; Arab Revolt, 1936-1939; Arab countries; Arab workers; British Mandate of Palestine, 1922-1948; British-Jewish relations; Building practices; Damaged Weapons; Dwellings; Family farms; Farmers; Harvesting; Landowners; Military training; Mosques; Olive Oil; Orchards; Religion; Skirmishes; Sūq; Water resources; Weapon acquisition; al-Farrāḍīyah (Palestine); al-Jish (Palestine)

00:24:11 - Society and medical practices

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Partial Transcript: Landmarks - Lakes, River: Nabi‘ Farrāḍīyah (Water resource).

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Keywords: Agricultural products; Agricultural prosperity; Cities and towns; Disputes; Herbal remedies; Intervillage relations; Killing; Medical care; Traditional medical procedures

00:29:09 - Political turmoil and forced departure

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Keywords: Aggression; Anti-Palestinian economic measures; British army camps; Cities and towns; Destruction; Displacement; Disputes; Expulsion from Palestine; Haganah; Homeland; Honor; Humiliation; Interreligious relations; Lebanese Army; Lebanon; Mass murder; Nation; Naturalization refusal; Palestinian diaspora; Passing on memories; Political parties; Refugee experience; Relief; Resistance; Return; Rifles; Skirmishes; Suffering; Terrorism; Weapon acquisition; Zionist Invasion of Palestine, 1948; Zionist propaganda