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An account of the manners and customs of the modern Egyptians : the definitive 1860 edition

Author: Edward William Lane; Jason Thompson
Publisher: Cairo, Egypt ; New York, New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Electronic editionView all editions and formats
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Few works about the Middle East have exerted such wide and long-lasting influence as Edward William Lane's An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians. First published in 1836, this classic book has never gone out of print, continuously providing material and inspiration for generations of scholars, writers, and travelers, who have praised its comprehensiveness, detail, and perception. Yet the  Read more...
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Lane, Edward William, 1801-1876.
Account of the manners and customs of the modern Egyptians : the definitive 1860 edition.
Cairo, Egypt ; New York, New York : The American University in Cairo Press, ©2014
lxii, 598 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward William Lane; Jason Thompson
ISBN: 9781617975622 1617975621
OCLC Number: 893685780
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (661 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Edward William Lane ; introduced by Jason Thompson.

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First published in 1836, this classic book of an English observer's impressions of a nineteenth-century Egypt has never gone out of print, continuously providing material and inspiration for  Read more...

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