Interview with Fāṭimah Aḥmad Manṣūr مقابلة مع فاطمة أحمد منصور

American University of Beirut Palestinian Oral History Archives
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00:00:06 - Socio- economic dynamics in al-Rās al-Aḥmar

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Partial Transcript: Significant Figures: Ayyūb, Fakhrῑ (Village leader); Ayyūb, Ma‘in (Village leader); al-Ḥāj, ʻAbd al-Raḥīm (Mayor); al-Khaṭīb, Sāmiyah (Teacher); al- Khaṭīb, Muḥyī al-Dīn Ṭāhā (Village leader).

Families: al-Khaṭīb; Ayyūb; al-Ḥāj.

Landmarks - Lakes, River: ʻAyn al-ʻAlawīyah (Water resource).

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Keywords: Agricultural calendars; Agricultural products; Bint Jubayl (Lebanon); Childhood; Coeducational schools; Dabkah; Dietary practices; Dowry; Family structure; Farmers; Folk poetry; Intervillage relations; Irrigation; Mawlid; Rural life; Safad (Palestine); Taxes; Traditional medical procedures; Water resources; Wedding songs; Wedding traditions; Women education

00:24:32 - Political conditions during the British rule, Zionist occupation and expulsion from Palestine

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Partial Transcript: Significant Figures: Nῑsān, Salīm (Trader); al-Hraysh, Fayyād (Martyr); al -‘Abdullāh, Tawfīq (Village leader).

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Keywords: Aerial bombing; Armed resistance; Arrest; British colonialism; Cost of living; Dayr Yāsīn Massacre, 1948; Expulsion from Palestine; Hardship; Home bombing; Jewish settlements; Palestinian-Jewish relations; Personal belongings; Prisoners' treatment; Refugee aid; Refugee camps; Refugee experience; Religious belief; Return; Revolutionaries; Safad (Palestine); Traditional medical procedures; Village siege; Weapon acquisition; Zionist occupation; al-Aṣbaḥ, ‘Abdullāh, 1910-1938; al-Ṣafṣāf (Palestine); ʻAyn al-Zaytūn Massacre, 1948