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  • A Civilised Savageryby Kevin Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Cairo Contestedby Diane Singerman

    I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 20.99

    This cross-disciplinary, ethnographic, contextualized, and empirical volume?with an updated introduction to take account of the dramatic events of early 2011?explores the meaning and significance of urban space, and maps the spatial inscription of power on the mega-city of Cairo. Suspicious of collective life and averse to power-sharing, Egyptian governance... more...

  • Cairo Cosmopolitanby Diane Singerman; Paul Amar

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 14.99

    Bringing together a distinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars, this volume explores what happens when new forms of privatization meet collectivist pasts, public space is sold off to satisfy investor needs and tourist gazes, and the state plans for Egypt?s future in desert cities while stigmatizing and neglecting Cairo?s popular neighborhoods.... more...

  • Islamic Monuments in Cairoby Caroline Williams

    I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 9.99

    Cairo?s Islamic monuments are part of an uninterrupted tradition that spans over a thousand years of building activity. No other Islamic city can equal Cairo?s spectacular heritage, nor trace its historical and architectural development with such clarity. The discovery of this historic core, first visually by nineteenth-century western artists then... more...

  • Living with Heritage in Cairoby Ahmed Sedky

    I.B.Tauris 2009; US$ 12.99

    The Arab?Islamic city has been always a glamorous urban dream in human cultural memory. This is manifested in Cairo, the world?s largest medieval urban system where traditional lifestyles are still implemented. Nevertheless, despite the extensive efforts to preserve Historic Cairo, it is sadly vulnerable. Ahmed Sedky investigates the reasons behind... more...

  • Understanding Cairoby David Sims

    I.B.Tauris 2012; US$ 15.99

    This book moves beyond superficial generalizations about Cairo as a chaotic metropolis in the developing world into an analysis of the ways the city?s eighteen million inhabitants have, in the face of a largely neglectful government, built and shaped their own city. Using a wealth of recent studies on Greater Cairo and a deep reading of informal urban... more...

  • Cuban Intervention in Angola, 1965-1991by Edward George

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95

    The first complete study of Cuban involvement in the Angolan War, from the first contacts in the 1960s to the full-scale military occupation of the 1980s more...

  • Ancient Perspectives on Egyptby Roger Matthews; Cornelia Roemer

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 50.00

    The allure of Egypt is not exclusive to the modern world. Egypt also held an allure and attraction to people of the past. In this volume, academics from a wide range of disciplines assess the significance of Egypt within the settings of its past. more...

  • Reassessing Suez 1956by Simon C. Smith

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    Although much has been written on the nationalization of the Suez Canal, and the subsequent military action, this study provides fresh perspectives by reflecting the latest research from leading international authorities on the crisis. Drawing on recently released documents, including previously neglected aspects of Suez, and by reassessing its more... more...

  • The Last Hot Battle of the Cold Warby Peter Polack

    Casemate 2013; US$ 18.95

    As the Soviet Union teetered on the edge of collapse during the late 1980s, and America prepared to claim its victory, a bloody war still raged in Southern Africa, where proxy forces from both sides vied for control of Angola. The result was the largest battle on the dark continent since Al Alamein, with forces from both sides paying in blood what... more...