Ep 2 pt 3 of 3 - The Founding Father of Modern Palestine

35m | Apr 5, 2021

In the 18th century, the northern district of Safad is the centre of Palestine's lucrative cotton trade.

At the peak of Safad's cotton boom, a small conflict over farming rights becomes the genesis story of modern Palestine's founding father.

Join me as I take you through the rise and fall of the most important Palestinian you've probably never heard of.

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PreOccupation: A Not-So-Brief History of Palestine