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The Englishwoman in Egypt
First published in 1844, The Englishwoman in Egypt is the collected observations of Sophia Poole, who lived in Cairo from 1842 until 1849 with her brother, the well known Orientalist Edward Lane, and her two children. During her residence, Poole learned Arabic and adopted Egyptian clothing that enabled her not only to observe day-to-day life in the streets and markets but ...more
Hardcover, 258 pages
Published December 15th 2003 by American University in Cairo Press
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