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Edward William Lane, 1801-1876 : the life of the pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Author: Jason Thompson
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few Western scholars of the Middle East have exerted such profound influence as Edward William Lane. His life and accomplishments are examined here in full, including his crucial years of field work in Egypt, revealing the life of a great Victorian scholar and presenting a fascinating episode in east-west encounter, interaction, and representation.
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Thompson, Jason, 1950-
Edward William Lane, 1801-1876.
Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, 2010
(OCoLC)316039194
Named Person: Edward William Lane; Edward William Lane
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jason Thompson
ISBN: 9781617970214 1617970212
OCLC Number: 680621230
Description: 1 online resource (x, 747 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents: 1. A Zealous Attachment ---
2. An Eastern Bridegroom ---
3. Altogether an Arabian City ---
4. Mansur effendi ---
5. A Closer Acquaintance with Cairo ---
6. Never a More Happy Time ---
7. Life on the Nile ---
8. Nubia ---
9. Hundred-Gated Thebes ---
10. Minarets and Pyramids ---
11. A Second Voyage to Nubia ---
12. Nefeeseh ---
13. Culture Shock ---
14. Description of Egypt ---
15. Manners and Costumes ---
16. Old Musr Once More ---
17. Blackening Many Quires ---
18. Perception and Reality ---
19. The Great Plague of 1835 ---
20. Not a Mummy Crosses His Path ---
21. Arabian Nights ---
22. Scholar and Man of Letters ---
23. Midlife ---
24. An English Harem in Egypt ---
25. Harat al-Sakkayin ---
26. The Englishwomen in Egypt ---
27. Suq al-Qawadis ---
28. Hastings ---
29. Worthing ---
30. The Arabic-English Lexicon.
Responsibility: Jason Thompson.

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