A Young Palestinian’s Diary, 1941–1945: The Life of Sami ‘Amr

Publication Date: 2009
Author: Kimberly Katz, trans.
Language: English
Edition: First
Publisher: University of Texas Press

Translation of a diary of a young Palestinian from Hebron who moved to Jerusalem in the early 1940s at the age of 17 to work. He worked for the British government in various capacities in Jerusalem as he kept his diary over four years leading up to World War II. A chronicle of an important period in the city’s history offering historical insight into life and society.