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Poisoned LegacyThe Fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty

Poisoned Legacy: The Fall of the Nineteenth Egyptian Dynasty

Aidan Dodson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163951
eISBN:
9781936190058
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163951.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The reign of Rameses II is one of the best-known of Egyptian history, with almost every ancient site preserving traces of his time. However, after his death, his dynasty, the Nineteenth, soon fell ... More

Popular Egyptian CinemaGender, Class, and Nation

Popular Egyptian Cinema: Gender, Class, and Nation

Viola Shafik

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160530
eISBN:
9781617970108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160530.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines popular and commercial movies from Egypt's film industry, including a number of the biggest box-office hits widely distributed in Egypt and the Arab world. Turning a critical eye ... More

Quakers in the Israeli–Palestinian
ConflictThe Dilemmas of NGO Humanitarian Activism

Quakers in the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict: The Dilemmas of NGO Humanitarian Activism

Nancy Gallagher

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161056
eISBN:
9781617970177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161056.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has resulted in the longest-standing refugee crisis in the world today. Based on new archival research and interviews with surviving participants, this book considers ... More

QuseirAn Ottoman and Napoleonic Fortress on the Red Sea Coast of
Egypt

Quseir: An Ottoman and Napoleonic Fortress on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt

Charles Le Quesne

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160097
eISBN:
9781936190027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160097.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This volume presents the results of recent archaeological and historical studies of the Ottoman fort of Quseir, which was Upper Egypt's only direct outlet to the Red Sea at that time. Illustrated ... More

Race and Slavery in the Middle EastHistories of Trans-Saharan Africans in 19th-Century Egypt, Sudan, and
the Ottoman Mediterranean

Race and Slavery in the Middle East: Histories of Trans-Saharan Africans in 19th-Century Egypt, Sudan, and the Ottoman Mediterranean

Terence Walz and Kenneth M. Cuno (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163982
eISBN:
9781617970221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163982.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

In the nineteenth century hundreds of thousands of Africans were forcibly migrated northward to Egypt and other eastern Mediterranean destinations, yet relatively little is known about them. Studies ... More

Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Arthur Goldschmidt and Amy J. Johnson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book presents new and often dismissed aspects of the constitutional monarchy era in Egyptian history. It demonstrates that many of the domestic and regional sociopolitical and cultural changes ... More

The Red Sea from Byzantium to the CaliphateAD 500-1000

The Red Sea from Byzantium to the Caliphate: AD 500-1000

Timothy Power

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789774165443
eISBN:
9781617971372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165443.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book examines the historical process traditionally referred to as the fall of Rome and the rise of Islam from the perspective of the Red Sea, a strategic waterway linking the Mediterranean to ... More

Toward More Efficient Services in EgyptReforming Tourism, Construction, Information Technology, Wholesale and Retail, Roads, and Banking Services

Toward More Efficient Services in Egypt: Reforming Tourism, Construction, Information Technology, Wholesale and Retail, Roads, and Banking Services

Hanaa Kheir-El-Din and Naglaa El Ehwany (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774164941
eISBN:
9781617971068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774164941.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Developing an efficient and competitive service sector is an essential requirement for a strong economy. According to recent official figures, the service sector accounts for 60 percent of GDP in ... More

Transformed LandscapesEssays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi

Transformed Landscapes: Essays on Palestine and the Middle East in Honor of Walid Khalidi

Camille Mansour and Leila Fawaz (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162473
eISBN:
9781617970191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162473.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This book offers a collective look at aspects of the historical background to the continuing Palestinian question. Chapters address, from varying perspectives, issues that have preoccupied Middle ... More

Translating Egypt's RevolutionThe Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Samia Mehrez (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This unique interdisciplinary collective project is the culmination of research and translation work conducted by AUC students of different cultural and linguistic backgrounds who continue to witness ... More

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