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With the Turks in Palestine (Large Print Edition)

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alexander Aaronsohn,
  • History / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9372595M
    ISBN 101426402422
    ISBN 109781426402425

    Both Muslim Arabs, constituting about 18 percent of the Israeli population, and Christian Arabs, about 2 percent, identify themselves in the first instance as Arabs. Project Gutenberg believes the Court has no jurisdiction over the matter, but until the issue is resolved, it will comply. As darkness fell, the Arabs would gather in a great circle around one of their comrades, who squatted on the ground with a bamboo flute; to a weird minor music they would begin swaying and moving about while some self-chosen poet among them would sing impromptu verses to the flute obbligato. As a young lieutenant of twenty-three, in the Royal Engineering Corps, he was nearly killed there by a band of fanatical Arabs while surveying for the Palestine Exploration Fund. No one was supposed to be seen in the streets after sundown.

    I realized, however, how tremendously important the question of the arms was, and strength was given me to hold out until the officer gave up in disgust and let me go home. It is wrong to say that the Arabs were under the yoke of the Turks and that their uprising and the assistance, which was rendered to them during the Great War, were merely intended to relieve them from such yoke. I knew him and he knew me. Kitchener had a narrow escape of it one of his fellow officers was shot dead close by himbut he went calmly ahead and completed his maps, splendid large-scale affairs which have never since been equaled—and which are now in use by the Turkish and German armies!

    I have watched dozens of Arabs being brought in to the recruiting office on camels or horses, so weak were they, and welcomed into the service with a severe beating—the sick and the shammers sharing the same fate. The answer came with an enormous shrug of the shoulders. This was the substance of our conversation:— "How did you get aboard the ship? But I was relieved; the elements did not frighten me; on the contrary, I felt secure and refreshed in the midst of the sea.


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With the Turks in Palestine (Large Print Edition) by Alexander Aaronsohn Download PDF Ebook

Napoleon Bonaparte and Queen Victoria are still living figures to them; but significantly enough they considered the Kaiser king of all the kings of this world, with the exception of the Sultan, whom they admitted to equality. Fifty warships were sent to Beirut, and ten thousand French troops were landed in the Lebanon, to create order.

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As the prophet Joel said, "The field is wasted, the land mourneth; for the corn is wasted: the new wine is dried up, the oil languisheth The September sun smote us With the Turks in Palestine book as we straggled along the miserable native trail, full of gullies and loose stones.

Look what happens when they were given the feeling that they are a real people. The same was also true with regard to the native Christians, most of whom can read and write and are of a With the Turks in Palestine book class than the Mohammedans of the country.

Tennessee, who was then in Jaffa, promising to write himself to the captain of my proposed visit. Shoes, to the Arab, are articles for ceremonious indoor use; when any serious walking is to be done, he takes them off, slings them over his shoulder, and trusts to the horny soles of his feet.

Up to the very moment when they set foot on the friendly warships they were robbed and horribly abused by the Jaffa boatmen. Without these cookies, we can't provide services to you.

In Palestine, the dishonor of a girl can be redeemed by blood alone. The Negeva desertlike region, is triangular in shape with the apex at the south.

Another later telegram proclaimed that the Canal had been reached, British men-of-war sunk, the Englishmen routed—with a loss to the Turks of five men and two camels, "which were afterwards recovered.

In a short time the Americans became feared, which in the Orient is equivalent to saying they were respected. He received me on the very day of my arrival, and listened attentively while for a whole hour I poured out the story of Fewzi Bey's outrages. They realized that if it were allowed to fulfill itself, there would be famine in the land, and the army would suffer with the rest.

So far as my comrades and I were concerned, I must admit that we were generally treated kindly. There was no open menace in his first question. He is a true American, a Southerner, formerly a professor of theology at Princeton. They felt that I was right in going home to do what I could for the people, but when they kissed me good-bye, in the Eastern fashion, the tears were running down their cheeks; and they were all strong, brave fellows.

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The Kaimakam lieutenant-governor of Haifa came in person to our village and threatened the elders with all sorts of severities if they did not retract the charges they had made.

As is generally known, foreigners formerly enjoyed With the Turks in Palestine book protection of their respective consuls.

Many of these, after long years of service, found themselves subordinated to young foreigners, who, in addition to arbitrary promotion, With the Turks in Palestine book much higher salaries than the Turks.

Zicron-Jacob was a little town of one hundred and thirty "fires"—so we call it—when, inon the advice of my elder brother, who was head of the Jewish Experiment Station at Athlit, an ancient town of the Crusaders, I left for America to enter the service of the United States in the Department of Agriculture.It is an ironic reference, as the text is an indictment of the Ottoman leadership in the war, fighting on four fronts, and its government of Palestine, then a backwater of the Empire.

Of course, the Sultan had lost his power during the Young Turks revolt ofand the Empire. Nov 19,  · A children’s book titled “P Is for Palestine” is infuriating some New York Jewish mothers — who charge that it’s nothing but anti-Semitic propaganda disguised as a kids’ alphabet book.

Alexander Aaronsohn () was an author and activist who wrote about the plight of people living in Palestine (now Israel) in his book, With the Turks in Palestine. Aaronsohn was part of the influential Aaronsohn family who were major figures in the Zionist movement; his brother was Aaron tjarrodbonta.com: Otbebookpublishing.The True Story of Lawrence of Pdf but the Turks were too strong and they had to retreat.” He pulls on his cigarette, before adding with a tinge of civic pride: “Yes, the British had a.Palestine, area of the eastern Mediterranean region, comprising parts of modern Israel and the Palestinian download pdf of the Gaza Strip (along the coast of the Mediterranean Sea) and the West Bank (the area west of the Jordan River).

The term Palestine has been associated variously and sometimes controversially with this small region, which some have asserted also includes Jordan.CHAPTER 13 THE YOUNG TURKS AND THE BAHA’IS Ebook PALESTINE Necati Alkan* The Young Turk Revolution of was a turning point that opened up new prospects for Ottoman society and politics.