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Cairo : histories of a city /

By: Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, England : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011Edition: First editionDescription: xix, 325 pages : illustrations ; 23 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 9780674072459
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 720.96216 ALC 23
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Includes glossary.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Road Map: Memphis: The First Cairo -- From Ancient Egypt to the Coptic Enclave -- Fustat-Misr: The City of Arab Islam -- Al-Qahira: A Fatimid Palatial Town -- Fortress Cairo: From Salah al-Din to the Pearl Tree -- The Bahri Mamluks: The City of the Slave Sultans -- Governing from the Tower: The Burji Mamluks -- A Provincial Capital under Ottoman Rule -- A Changing City: From Napoleon to Muhammad Ali -- Modernizing the New, Medievalizing the Old: The City of the Khedive -- The Arab Republic and the City of Nasser -- Escaping the Present, Consuming the Past -- Appendix: Notes on Transliteration and Dates -- Glossary -- Endnotes -- Figures and Credits -- Index.

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