Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sick with the flu in 1930s Mandate Palestine

On 2nd November, 1938, underneath the cheap prepaids on page three, the Jerusalem-based daily Palestine Post carried the ad above for ‘ASPRO,’ an English-made brand of aspirin recommended for beating the flu.

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Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s death in the Mandate Palestine press

During the break I took from The Paper Dispatch this past month, I finally handed in my MA thesis (!) and took a short, celebratory trip to Istanbul. While there, it was hard to escape the figure and legacy of Mustafa … Continue reading

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