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The Women of Cairo: Volume I (Routledge Revivals)

Scenes of Life in the Orient, 1st Edition

By Gerard De Nerval


284 pages

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The Women of Cairo: Scenes of Life in the Orient, first published in 1926, describes the trip to Egypt and other locations in the Ottoman Empire taken by French Romanticist Gerard de Nerval. The book focuses on both reinforcing and dispelling the old ways in which people saw the Orient, as well as examining their old and new customs. This book is perfect for those studying history and travel.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Coptic Marriages 2. The Slaves 3. The Harem 4. The Pyramids 5. The Cange 6. The "Santa-Barbara" 7. The Mountain

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HISTORY / General
HISTORY / Middle East / Egypt (see also Ancient / Egypt)
HISTORY / Social History
TRAVEL / Middle East / Egypt