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Cairo collages : everyday life practices after the event

Author: Mona Abaza
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020. ©2020
Series: Manchester scholarship online.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With the military seizing overt power in Egypt, Cairo's grand and dramatic urban reshaping during and after 2011 is reflected upon under the lens of a smaller story narrating everyday interactions of a middle-class building in the neighbourhood of Doqi.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Abaza, Mona.
Cairo collages.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020
(OCoLC)1120094821
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mona Abaza
ISBN: 9781526145123 152614512X 9781526145130 1526145138 9781526152114 1526152118
OCLC Number: 1142630373
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents: Introduction 1 Tale I: Al-'imaara (the building) as topos2 Tale II: Commute3 Tale III: My exhausted and exhausting building4 My flat: Nostalgia and al-zaman al-gamiil (the 'beautiful old times')5 The elevator saga: The degeneration of everyday material conditionsTale IV: Order ConclusionAppendix I: Interview with E.D.Appendix II: Excerpts from interview with Laila al-Raa'iReferencesIndex -- .
Series Title: Manchester scholarship online.
Responsibility: Mona Abaza.

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