PreOccupation: A Not-So-Brief History of Palestine

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

April 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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