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A survey of Egypt by the distinguished English student of Arabic. Six steel engravings, and over a hundred wood-cuts are used to illustrate Egyptian culture, society and inhabitants shortly after the English conquest.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61719-343-9
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Aug 13,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 154
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61719-343-9
$123.00

A survey of Egypt by the distinguished English student of Arabic, the grandnephew of Edward Lane. Six steel engravings, and over a hundred wood-cuts are used to illustrate Egyptian culture, society and inhabitants. Stanley Lane-Poole examines Muslim influence and architecture, and the European influences under the Khedives and the recent English conquest. An appendix on the condition of women, which Lane-Poole sees as the great flaw in Egyptian society, highlights his skepticism of its future remedy.

A survey of Egypt by the distinguished English student of Arabic, the grandnephew of Edward Lane. Six steel engravings, and over a hundred wood-cuts are used to illustrate Egyptian culture, society and inhabitants. Stanley Lane-Poole examines Muslim influence and architecture, and the European influences under the Khedives and the recent English conquest. An appendix on the condition of women, which Lane-Poole sees as the great flaw in Egyptian society, highlights his skepticism of its future remedy.

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Stanley Lane-Poole

  • CONTENTS (page 5)
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS (page 7)
  • SOCIAL LIFE IN EGYPT (page 9)
  • CHAPTER II: THE COUNRYFOLK (page 57)
  • CHAPTER III: SCHOOL AND MOSQUE (page 91)
  • CHAPTER IV: THE EUROPEAN ELEMENT (page 133)
  • EPILOGUE (page 148)
  • INDEX (page 153)