Free Download Cairo: City Of History - by André Raymond, Cairo: City Of History, André Raymond, Cairo City Of History The extraordinary tapestry of Cairo s past and present comes vividly to life in this magisterial study by Andr Raymond arguably the premier social historian of the Arab world The most deeply observed and historically nuanced account ever given of the greatest Arab city this book shows us Cairo from the glimmer of its beginnings in the Arab conquest of Egypt in throThe, Free Download Cairo: City Of History - by André Raymond - Cairo: City Of History, Cairo City Of History The extraordinary tapestry of Cairo s past and present comes vividly to life in this magisterial study by Andr Raymond arguably the premier social historian of the Arab world The most deeply observed

  • Title: Cairo: City Of History
  • Author: André Raymond
  • ISBN: 9789774246609
  • Page: 161
  • Format: Ebook

Cairo: City Of History

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  1. Its amazing to me that a city with a history so rich, that spans such important events in history of the world can be turned into such a boring book I think Raymond is aping Braudel in this book with his focus on the economics and geographical changes that happened in Cairo s long, long history, but he fails to use these details to capture the sense of a place, or a an idea Instead we just get a laundry list of how many single family homes there were in Fustat, followed by a simplistic listing o [...]


  2. More of an architectural and topographical history of Cairo, the book lacked a human, social history At the same time, however, it gives you a good feel for each dynasty and their impact on the city from 700 AD to present The scope of the book does not touch on why each dynasty changed, however, so each chapter feels a little disjointed The author s use of primary sources is impressive, although it gets a little statistic heavy, especially at the end In general, a good overview of the city s cha [...]


  3. A comprehensive, expansive, history of the great city of Cairo It is truly a history and not very concerned with contemporary, or even modern, developments but for centuries past, it probably cannot be beat It could benefit from illustrations in places and social history over the political, but Cairo s history is so very long and vast you can t get everything in one book, certainly.


  4. A comprehensive, expansive, history of the great city of Cairo It is truly a history and not very concerned with contemporary, or even modern, developments but for centuries past, it probably cannot be beat It could benefit from illustrations in places and social history over the political, but Cairo s history is so very long and vast you can t get everything in one book, certainly.



  5. The history of Cairo is deep, interesting and exciting Influenced by many cultures, leaders and eras, this city has grown from a small fortress to a beaming metropolis.