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The Resource Cairo : histories of a city, Nezar AlSayyad, (electronic resource)

Cairo : histories of a city, Nezar AlSayyad, (electronic resource)

Label
Cairo : histories of a city
Title
Cairo
Title remainder
histories of a city
Statement of responsibility
Nezar AlSayyad
Title variation
Histories of a city
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Cairo : histories of a city, Nezar AlSayyad, (electronic resource)
Label
Cairo : histories of a city, Nezar AlSayyad, (electronic resource)
Link
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 289-312) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preamble : reading and writing Cairo -- 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
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unknown
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Extent
xix, 325 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote

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