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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Discover Egypt - AUC Press

Egypt among Bloomberg's 20 hottest destinations for 2017

Explore Egypt through this selection of books

Cairo Inside Out 

by Trevor Naylor
Photographs by  Doriana Dimitrova  

Cairo is a city of splendor and spectacle, long celebrated as much for its warmth and bustling street life as for the legacy of its tumultuous pastYet for the countless visitors who fall under its spell . . . .

Jan 2017 | Hardbound| ISBN  9789774167560
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The Mosques of Egypt

by Bernard O'kane

Less than ten years after the death of the Prophet Muhammad, the new religion of Islam arrived in Egypt with the army of Amr ibn al-As in AD 639. Amr immediately established his capital at al-Fustat, just south of modern Cairo, and there he built Africa's first mosque, one still in regular use today . . . .

Jan 2017 | Hardbound | ISBN  9789774167324 
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The Churches of Egypt
From the Journey of the Holy Family to the Present Day

Edited by  Gawdat Gabra and Gertrud J.M. van Loon

With over 300 full-color photographs, this is the first fully illustrated book devoted to Christian houses of worship in Egypt. The text incorporates the latest research to complement the broad geographic . . . .

Oct 2012 | Flexibound | ISBN  9789774165726  
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The Taste of Egypt
Home Cooking from the Middle East

by Dyna Eldaief

Combining mouthwatering recipes with a fresh, contemporary design, The Taste of Egypt brings the sophisticated colors and flavors of Egyptian and Middle Eastern cuisine to the modern home kitchen in unpretentious, down-to-earth style  . . . .

Sept 2016 | Hardbound | ISBN  9789774167553
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Landscape and Nature in Egypt's Wilderness

by Omar Attum

Sinai's allure is legendary. Its spectacular landscapes, thriving flora and fauna, and unique history, the store of centuries, have long held sway in the imagination of millions . . . .

Sep 2014 | Hardbound| ISBN  9789774166617 
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Jewelry, Costume, and Life in an Egyptian Oasis

Siwa is a remote oasis deep in the heart of the Egyptian desert near the border with Libya. Until an asphalt road was built to the Mediterranean coast in the 1980s, its only links to the outside world were by arduous camel tracks. As a result of this isolation, Siwa developed a unique culture manifested in its crafts of basketry, pottery . . . .

Jan 2015 | Paperback | ISBN  9789774166815 
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Alexandria Illustrated

by Michael Haag

Alexandria has had a checkered history since its foundation by Alexander the Great in 331 B.C. From its glorious days as the intellectual center of the Hellenistic and early Christian world, it declined into a near-forgotten backwater with a population of only a few thousand at the time of the French invasion of 1798 . . . .

May 2004 | Paperback | ISBN  9789774248344
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Inside the Egyptian Museum with Zahi Hawass
Collector's Edition

The Egyptian Museum houses the world's greatest collection of Egyptian treasures and antiquities, tens of thousands of stunning and fascinating objects dating from the earliest Predynastic times right through to the Greek and Roman Periods. Visitors to this great storehouse may become easily overwhelmed by the vast number of objects on display . . .

Feb 2010 | Hardbound | ISBN  9789774163647  
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