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Traveling through the deserts of Egypt : from 450 B.C. to the twentieth century

Author: Sahar Abdel-Hakim; Deborah Manley; W H Bartlett
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2009. ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For generations, travelers have been lured by the beauty and mesmerizing stillness of Egypt's deserts, leaving behind the comfort of what is familiar in a quest for adventure, knowledge, and escape,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sahar Abdel-Hakim; Deborah Manley; W H Bartlett
ISBN: 9789774163135 9774163133
OCLC Number: 316039221
Description: xiii, 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The deserts of the imagination and reality --
The Western 'Libyan' Desert --
The Eastern Desert and Sinai Peninsula --
Preparations for the journey --
Starting out --
The desert day --
The desert night --
Nature in the desert --
Experiences of the desert --
The threats of the desert --
The people of the desert --
The return to the world.
Responsibility: edited by Sahar Abdel-Hakim, Deborah Manley ; with illustrations by W.H. Bartlett.

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