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    Paula Sanders
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    The American University in Cairo Press; 1 edition (November 7, 2007)
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Paula Sanders is vice provost for academic affairs, dean of graduate and postdoctoral studies, and professor of history at Rice University. She is the author of Ritual, Politics, and the City in Fatimid Cairo.

Paula Sanders is vice provost for academic affairs, dean of graduate and postdoctoral studies, and professor of history at Rice University. She has published articles in the fields of medieval Islamic history and historiography, gender, and the history of conservation in Cairo. Hardcover: 240 pages.

This book argues that the historic city we know as Medieval Cairo was created in the nineteenth century by both . Chapter 1 Constructing Medieval Cairo in the Nineteenth Century.

This book argues that the historic city we know as Medieval Cairo was created in the nineteenth century by both Egyptians and Europeans against a background o. .Published by: American University in Cairo Press. Egypt in the nineteenth century stood at the crossroads of two great empires, the British and the Ottoman, and it also had a long history of indigenous architectural and cultural practices.

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This book looks at the politics and culture that shaped the preservation of historic Cairo. It argues that the historic city we know as Medieval Cairo was created in the nineteenth century by both Egyptians and Europeans against a background of four overlapping political and cultural contexts: namely, the local Egyptian, Anglo-Egyptian, Anglo-Indian, and Ottoman imperial milieux.

Paula Sanders is associate professor of history at Rice University.

book by Paula Sanders. This book argues that the historic city we know as Medieval Cairo was created in the nineteenth century by both Egyptians and Europeans against a background of four overlapping political and cultural contexts: the local Egyptian, Anglo-Egyptian, Anglo-Indian, and Ottoman imperial milieux.

Addressing the interrelated topics of empire, local history, religion, and transnational heritage, historian Paula Sanders shows how Cairo’s architectural heritage became canonized in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book also explains why and how the city assumed its characteristically Mamluk appearance and situates the activities of the European-dominated architectural preservation committee (known as the Comité) within the history of religious life in nineteenth-century Cairo.

Paula Sanders, Creating Medieval Cairo: Empire, Religion and Architectural Preservation in Nineteenth-Century Egypt (Cairo: American University of Cairo Press, 2008). Christian A. Hedrick (a1). Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass. e-mail: [email protected]

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Read unlimited books and audiobooks on the web, iPad, iPhone and Android. The Cairo Codex is a riveting novel of two women, two millennia apart, set in the exotic cultures of ancient and present-day Egypt. Dr. Justine Jenner has come to Cairo to forge her own path from the legacies of her parents, an Egyptian beauty and an American archaeologist. Egypt in the Future Tense: Hope, Frustration, and Ambivalence before and after 2011.

This book argues that the historic city we know as Medieval Cairo was created in the nineteenth century by both Egyptians and Europeans against a background of four overlapping political and cultural contexts: the local Egyptian, Anglo-Egyptian, Anglo-Indian, and Ottoman imperial milieux. Addressing the interrelated topics of empire, local history, religion, and transnational heritage, historian Paula Sanders shows how Cairo’s architectural heritage became canonized in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The book also explains why and how the city assumed its characteristically Mamluk appearance and situates the activities of the European-dominated architectural preservation committee (known as the Comité) within the history of religious life in nineteenth-century Cairo. Offering fresh perspectives and keen historical analysis, this volume examines the unacknowledged colonial legacy that continues to inform the practice of and debates over preservation in Cairo.