A guided walk through the very heart of historic Cairo, among many of its greatest architectural treasures. The walk begins at the monumental gates in the north walls of the Fatimid city, and ends at the mosque of Sultan Hasan at the foot of the Citadel.
Offers a reference source and review of Arab women writers from the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth. This book looks... Læs mere
There are basically two types of Arabic and anyone wanting to have a good command of the Arabic language must learn both... Læs mere
A celebration of the history of religious life in the early Egyptian capital, in text and pictures
A regular Egyptological forum for scholarly discussion of the various aspects of ancient Egyptian art, objects and collections, conservation, and museology. This volume is dedicated to Dr Mohamed Saleh, former director of the Egyptian Museum.
In the 12th century, Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi affirmed that the Egyptian baths were 'the most beautiful in the East, the most practical, and the best located.' This book offers a photographic documentation of Cairo's public bathhouses.
Features a narrator who looks back wistfully on a childhood in a small village of Syria, then travels to the United States, and, with his wife, goes through the experiences of American college life in the 1960s.