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Creswell photographs re-examined : new perspectives on Islamic architecture

Author: Bernard O'Kane
Publisher: Cairo : American University In Cairo Press, 2009.
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Named Person: K A C Creswell, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard O'Kane
ISBN: 9789774162442 9774162447
OCLC Number: 957300520
Notes: Includes index.
Includes photos from Creswell collection which was acquired by the American University in Cairo in 1956.
Description: xxiii, 332 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 The Citadel of Cairo in the Ayyubid Period and the development of thirteenth-century fortifications : a reconsideration / Tarek Galal Abdel-Hamid --
2 An ode to remember : the Burda of al-Busiri in Cairene Ottoman houses / Noha Abou-Khatwa --
3 The Mosque of Mustafa Shurbagi Mirza : reasserting Egypt's Mamluk roots / Conchita Añore-Tshirgi --
4 The Madrasa of Umm al-Sultan Shaʻban before and after Creswell / Dina Ishak Bakhoum --
5 Archival photography and the formulation of conservation policy : the case of Manzil Qaytbay / Nairy Hampikian and May al-Ibrashy --
6 The Turba of Azdumur in the Northern Cemetery of Cairo / Hani Hamza --
7 The Mamluk Mosque of Amir Husayn : a reconstruction / Chahinda Karim --
8 Modes of utilizing Quʾranic inscriptions on Cairene Mamluk religious monuments / Dina Montasser --
9 The Great Mosque of Hama Redux / Bernard O'Kane --
10 A study of the unintended in Creswell's photographs : the architecture of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and continuity of building traditions / Seif El Rashidi --
11 The works of Sultan al-Ghuri in Khan al-Khalili : analysis and reconstruction of the covered market / Ola Seif --
12 Detecting the past : K. A. C. Creswell, photography and the landscape of Cairo / Nicholas Warner.
Responsibility: edited by Bernard O'Kane.

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