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Title Making Cairo medieval / edited by Nezar AlSayyad, Irene A. Bierman and Nasser Rabbat
Published Lanham [Md.] ; Oxford : Lexington, [2005]
©2005

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Description vi, 266 pages : illustrations, 1 map, ; 24 cm
Series Transnational perspectives on space and place
Transnational perspectives on space and place.
Contents 1. Prologue : the project of making Cairo medieval / Nezar AlSayyad, Irene A. Bierman and Nasser Rabbat -- 2. Disciplining the eye : perceiving medieval Cairo / Irene A. Bierman -- 3. The medieval link : Maqrizi's Khitat and modern narratives of Cairo / Nasser Rabbat -- 4. 'Ali Mubarak's Cairo : between the testimony of 'Alamuddin and the imaginary of the Khitat / Nezar AlSayyad -- 5. Performing Cairo : Orientalism and the city of the Arabian nights / Derek Gregory -- 6. Nineteenth-century images of Cairo : from the real to the interpretative / Caroline Williams -- 7. The museum of what you shall have been / Donald Preziosi -- 8. Nineteenth-century Cairo : a dual city? / Heba Farouk Ahmed -- 9. Modernizing Cairo : a revisionist narrative / Khaled Fahmy -- 10. Medievalization of the old city as an ingredient of Cairo's modernization : case study of Bab Zuwayla / Nairy Hampikian -- 11. The cemeteries of Cairo and the Comite de Conservation / May al-Ibrashy
Notes Based on a conference
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Architecture -- Egypt -- Cairo -- 19th century.
Islamic architecture -- Egypt -- Cairo.
City planning -- Egypt -- Cairo -- History -- 19th century.
Cairo (Egypt) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
Author AlSayyad, Nezar.
Bierman, Irene A.
Rabbat, Nasser O.
University of California, Berkeley.
LC no. 2004025668
ISBN 0739109154 cased
0739109162 paperback