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Cairo; Biography of a City by  James Aldridge - First edition (stated) - 1969 - from Calvello Books (SKU: 91930)

Cairo; Biography of a City

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Cairo; Biography of a City

by Aldridge, James

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Boston: Little, Brown, 1969. First edition (stated). Hardcover. Extremely gentle rubbing to spine head and foot, faint soiling to boards, light spotting and soiling to fore-edges, very pale soiling and sunning to DJ, sunned DJ spine, less than quarter-inch tear to DJ spine head, bright pages, tight binding, else Near Fine(-) in Very Good(+) DJ.. Large octavo in white DJ, xii, 370 pages, b&w illustrations, (green ink) maps ; 25 cm. DJ protected in archival mylar sleeve. || The political, social, economic, and cultural expression of consciousness during Cairo's existence is thoroughly examined in this popular account as are the dominant personalities, past and present, from the Pharaohs to Napoleon to Nasser. Contents: Foundations -- Dynastic Cairo -- Heliopolis -- Babylon -- Fustat -- Fustat-Askar-Katai -- Fustat-Misr -- Al Kahira -- Saladin's Cairo -- Ottoman Cairo -- Napoleon's Cairo -- Mohammed Ali's Cairo -- Europeanized Cairo -- Cromer's Cairo -- Revolutionary Cairo -- The end of occupation -- Egyptian Cairo: Survival, 1952-1956 -- National consciousness, 1956-1962 -- The European memory -- The medieval city now -- The new city -- The morals and the manners -- The intellectual city -- The destiny of necessity. Cairo (Egypt) -- Description and travel.

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bookseller
Calvello Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
91930
Title
Cairo; Biography of a City
Author
Aldridge, James
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Extremely gentle rubbing to spine head and foot, faint soiling to boards, light spotting and soiling to fore-edges, very pale so
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition (stated)
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Little, Brown
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
1969
Bookseller catalogs
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