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Author Ghosheh, Subhi S.

Title Jerusalem : Arab social life, traditions, and everyday pleasures in the 20th century / by Subhi S. Ghosheh ; abridged and translated by Bassam Abou Ghazalah ; foreword by Salma Khadra Jayyusi.

Published Northampton, MA : Olive Branch Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.892740569 GHOS    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents When Jerusalem speaks -- The advent of life -- A new family -- A delightful wedding night (huna) -- Our children, our souls -- Learning is enlightening -- Religions -- Play, pleasure, and love -- Evenings of pleasure -- Festivals and popular occasions -- Economic traditions -- The permanent Jerusalem carnival -- The Tower of Babylon -- Folk medicine -- Food and cuisine -- Death.
Language notes Translated from the Arabic.
Subject Palestinian Arabs -- Jerusalem -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Muslims -- Jerusalem -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Jerusalem -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
ISBN 9781566567886 (paperback)
1566567882 (paperback)