Interview with Maryam Maḥmūd Asʻad مقابلة مع مريم محمود أسعد

American University of Beirut Palestinian Oral History Archives
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00:00:00 - Social life and events practices in Fārah

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Partial Transcript: Landmarks-Places of Worship: Nabī Yūshaʻ (Maqām).

Landmarks - Lakes, River: Nabiʻ ʻAyn Ibrāhīm (Water resource).

Families: Ṣāliḥ; Khalīl; Maḥmūd; al-As‘ad.

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Keywords: Agricultural land lease; Bridal accessories; Children's games; Dietary practices; Dwellings; Family structure; Farm animals; Farmers; Fārah (Palestine); Intervillage relations; Landowners; Marriage proposals; Mourning; Neighboring villages; Nostalgia; Rural life; Schools; Sewing; Social norms; Traditional medical procedures; Water resources; Water wells; Wedding celebration; Wedding traditions; Women; Women education; ʻĪd celebrations; Ṣalḥah (Palestine)

00:23:11 - Political and economic conditions in Fārah during the Zionist occupation and expulsion to Lebanon

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Partial Transcript: Significant Figures: al-Ḥāj, Nāyif (Mayor); al-Maḥmūd, ‘Abdullāh (Coffeehouse owner).

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Keywords: Agricultural products; Arab Salvation Army; Christians; Coffeehouses; Dispersion; Dwellings; Emotions; Expulsion from Palestine; Farmers; Intervillage relations; Jews; Landowners; Means of transportation; Nostalgia; Orchards; Return; Revolutionaries; Rumors; Weapon acquisition; Zionist occupation