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The Monuments of Historic Cairo
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Nicholas Warner
Categories: Cairo (Egypt)
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

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Historic Cairo
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Nicholas Warner
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Amer Univ in Cairo Press

Cairo contains the greatest concentration of Islamic monuments in the world, and its mosques, mausoleums, religious schools, baths, and caravanserais, built by prominent patrons between the seventh and nineteenth centuries, are among the finest in existence. Jim Antoniou takes his readers on a guided walk through the very heart of
Islamic Monuments in Cairo : The Practical Guide
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Richard Bordeaux Parker, Caroline Williams
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press

Walks the visitor around two hundred of the city's most interesting Islamic monuments
Cairo
Language: en
Pages: 347
Authors: Nezar AlSayyad
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-09-30 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

Nezar AlSayyad narrates the many Cairos that have existed through time, offering a panorama unmatched in temporal and geographic scope, through an in-depth examination of the city’s architecture and urban form. His narration illuminates how there can be “no one history of the city, but rather multiple, contested, and often
Creating Medieval Cairo
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Paula Sanders
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press

The politics and culture that shaped the preservation of historic Cairo