Year of the Locust: A Soldier’s Diary and the Erasure of Palestine’s Ottoman Past

Year of the Locust: A Soldier’s Diary and the Erasure of Palestine’s Ottoman PastYear of the Locust: A Soldier’s Diary and the Erasure of Palestine’s Ottoman Past by Salim Tamari, Ihsan Salih Turjman
ISBN: 0520259556
Published by University of California Press on September 1st 2011
Genres: General, Middle East, Turkey & Ottoman Empire
Pages: 214

Len's Summary: The diaries of an Ottoman soldier from Jerusalem trace the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire from a Palestinian point of view. The authors’ introduction places the events of 1914-1917 including Ottoman military defeats and expulsion from Palestine in a larger context of change accelerated by war.
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