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The walled Arab city in literature, architecture and history : the living Medina in the Magrhib

Author: Susan Slyomovics
Publisher: London ; Portland, OR : Frank Cass, 2001.
Series: Cass series--history and society in the Islamic world.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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This book offers a multidisciplinary approach to the medina, the traditional walled Arab city of North Africa, looking at its people, its history and architecture.

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Gérard de Nerval
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Slyomovics
ISBN: 071465177X 9780714651774 0714682152 9780714682150
OCLC Number: 50737005
Notes: This group of studies first appeared in a Special Issue on 'The walled Arab city in literature, architecture and history : the living Medina in the Maghrib' of The Journal of North African Studies (ISSN 1362-9387) 5/4 (Winter 2000).
Description: 165 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Orientalism as irony in Gérard de Nerval's Voyage en Orient / James E. Housefield --
Watering the garden of Tangier : colonial contestations in a Moroccan city / Susan Gilson Miller --
The social context of working equines in the urban Middle East : the example of Fez Medina / Diana K. Davis and Denys Frappier --
The role of the Medinas in the reconstruction of Algerian culture and identity / Djilali Sari --
Geographies of Jewish Tlemcen / Susan Slyomovics --
Neighbourhood notes : texture and streetscape in the Médina of Tunis / Justin McGuinness --
Preservation and self-absorption : Italian colonisation and the walled city of Tripoli, Libya / Mia Fuller.
Series Title: Cass series--history and society in the Islamic world.
Other Titles: Journal of North African studies.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Slyomovics.
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