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    DescriptionUpper Egypt: Life along the Nile describes life in the southern part of Egypt in the twentieth century. The book represents some of the most recent social and cultural research in the area, and it focuses on aspects of Egypt that tend to disappear in the background of the attractions that tourists see. The authors have done field research in Upper Egypt. This is one of the few recent books contributing to our understanding of this neglected region, which is based on first hand knowledge of local conditions. The book contains articles on agriculture and irrigation, language, religious life among Muslims and Christians, Sufism, customary law, crafts and craftsmen, and tribalism. Nicolas S. Hopkins is Professor at School of Humanities and Social Sciences, The American University in Cairo.


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    Title
    Upper Egypt
    Subtitle
    Life Along the Nile
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nicholas S. Hopkins
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 176
    Width: 208 mm
    Height: 267 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9788787334525
    ISBN 10: 8787334526
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: AGC, HBJH
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 35
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    DC21: 916.20454
    LC classification: DT
    Abridged Dewey: 932
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 55
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, SOC002010
    BIC subject category V2: 1HBE
    DC22: 916.20454
    Thema V1.0: AGC, NHC, NHHA
    Publisher
    Moesgard Museum
    Imprint name
    Moesgard Museum
    Publication date
    20 June 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Aarhus
    Author Information
    Nicolas S. Hopkins is Professor at School of Humanities and Social Sciences, The American University in Cairo.