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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

Sharia and the Making of the Modern EgyptianIslamic Law and Custom in the Courts of Ottoman Cairo

Sharia and the Making of the Modern Egyptian: Islamic Law and Custom in the Courts of Ottoman Cairo

Reem A. Meshal

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166174
eISBN:
9781617975509
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166174.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In this new study, the author examines sijills, the official documents of the Ottoman Islamic courts, to understand how sharia law, society, and the early-modern economy of sixteenth- and ... More

Social Capital and Local Water Management in Egypt

Social Capital and Local Water Management in Egypt

Dalia M. Gouda

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774167638
eISBN:
9781617978142
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167638.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

From the 1980s onward, billions of dollars were poured into irrigation improvement programs in Egypt. These aimed at improving local Nile water management through the introduction of more ... More

Subjects of Empires/Citizens of StatesYemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Subjects of Empires/Citizens of States: Yemenis in Djibouti and Ethiopia

Samson A. Bezabeh

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774167294
eISBN:
9781617976797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167294.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Although the Horn of Africa was historically one of the earliest destinations for Yemeni migrants, it has been overlooked by scholars, who have otherwise meticulously documented the Yemeni presence ... More

Sustainability and Innovation

Sustainability and Innovation

Salah M. El-Haggar

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166471
eISBN:
9781617976803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166471.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

One of the most urgent problems facing the world today is environmental sustainability. Current practices of pollution control, waste treatment, and environmental protection are not only hugely ... More

Temple of the WorldSanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Temple of the World: Sanctuaries, Cults, and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt

Miroslav Verner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165634
eISBN:
9781617975431
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165634.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Despite the prominence of ancient temples in the landscape of Egypt, books about them are surprisingly rare. This new and essential publication from a prominent Czech scholar answers the need for a ... More

Tombs of the South Asasif NecropolisThebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Elena Pischikova (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This volume is the first joint publication of the members of the American–Egyptian mission South Asasif Conservation Project, working under the auspices of the State Ministry for Antiquities and ... 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

Transforming Education In EgyptWestern Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Transforming Education In Egypt: Western Influence and Domestic Policy Reform

Fatma H. Sayed

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160165
eISBN:
9781617970276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160165.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Basic education — considered essential for building democratic societies and competitive economies — has headed the agendas of development agencies in recent years. During the same period, Egypt ... More

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