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Reviews of Mohamed Elshahed’s bestselling Cairo Since 1900: An Architectural Guide (AUC Press, 2020), the first comprehensive architectural guide to

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Prominent Greek historian Alexander Kitroeff, author of The Greeks and the Making of Modern Egypt (AUC Press, 2019) gave a

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