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Egyptian agriculture in 1920

reaping There is an early 1920 video on Youtube with views of agriculture, bread making, spinning and weaving in Egypt at the …


Picturing Egypt a Century Ago

Cairo around 1920 In 1921 one of the many geographical/travel books published was the The Human Interest Library: Visuali?ed Knowledge (Chicago: Midland …


Arabic Dictionaries Online

In 1981, while visiting Egypt for a consulting assignment with USAID, I purchased the old Cairo edition of the massive dictionary Tāj …


Pierre Cachia 1921-2017

Pierre Cachia 1921-2017 Pierre Cachia slipped away peacefully on 1st April, a few days shy of his 96 th birthday, surrounded by …


Sociology of the Arab Spring

For those interested in the issue, the recently published July issue of International Sociology (30:4) is devoted to the Arab uprisings. It …