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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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Football, Franco and Atatürk

Photographs were not that common in the 1930s Mandate Palestine press. Two newspapers that did feature them were the Christian-owned Filastin, in print since 1911, and the Muslim-owned al-Difa’, in print since 1935. These Jaffa-based dailies had some of the highest circulation rates of … Continue reading

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