The Women of Cairo: Volume I

The Women of Cairo: Volume I : Scenes of Life in the Orient

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 19.05mm | 712g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1138826790
  • 9781138826793

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 Mountainshow more