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The Women of Cairo: Volume II (Routledge Revivals)
Scenes of Life in the Orient





ISBN 9781138827189
Published April 9, 2016 by Routledge
402 Pages

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Book Description

The Women of Cairo: Scenes of Life in the Orient, first published in 1929, 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

1. A Prince of Lebanon  2. The Prisoner  3. The Story of the Caliph Hakem  4. The Akkals – Anti-Lebanon  5. Epilogue  6. Stamboul and Pera  7. Theatres and Festivals  8. The Storytellers  9. The Baïram

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