History

Contesting Antiquity in Egypt

Donald Malcolm Reid 

The sensational discovery in 1922 of Tutankhamun’s tomb, close on the heels of Britain’s declaration of Egyptian independence, accelerated the growth in Egypt of both Egyptology as a formal discipline and of ‘pharaonism'—popular interest in ancient Egypt—as an inspiration in the struggle for full independence...


August2015
516pp.
15X23 cm
$59.95 - LE300
ISBN 9789774166891
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Labib Habachi The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist Jill Kamil
ISBN 9789774160615
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Landlocked Islands Two Alien Lives in Egypt Anna and Pierre Cachia
ISBN 9789774245411
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Letters from an Englishwoman in Egypt 1842–44 Sophia Poole
Edited by Azza Kararah
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Life Is More Beautiful than Paradise A Jihadist’s Own Story Khaled al-Berry
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Life Is More Beautiful than Paradise A Jihadist’s Own Story Khaled al-Berry
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ISBN 9789774162947
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Making Big Money in 1600 The Life and Times of Ismail Abu Taqiyya, Egyptian Merchant Nelly Hanna
ISBN 9789774245084
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Mamluk History through Architecture Monuments, Culture, and Politics in Medieval Egypt and Syria Nasser Rabbat
ISBN 9789774164323
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Mapping My Return A Palestinian Memoir Salman Abu Sitta
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Mapping My Return A Palestinian Memoir Salman Abu Sitta
ISBN 9789774167300
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Marcus Simaika Father of Coptic Archaeology Samir Simaika
Nevine Henein
Introduced by Donald M. Reid
ISBN 9789774168239
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Medieval Islamic Medicine Peter E. Pormann
Emilie Savage-Smith
ISBN 9789774160707
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Memories in Translation A Life between the Lines of Arabic Literature Denys Johnson-Davies
Foreword by Naguib Mahfouz
ISBN 9789774249389
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Modernizing Marriage Family, Ideology, and Law in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Egypt Kenneth M. Cuno
ISBN 9789774167263
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Muhammad Abduh A Biography Mark Sedgwick
ISBN 9789774163319
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My Hope for Peace Jehan Sadat
ISBN 9789774162732
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