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The urge of 19th-century travelers to write down and record their experiences of Egypt has provided material of great interest and value. This large and varied collection of accounts will appeal not only to the specialist investigating the European rediscovery of ancient Egypt but also the general reader concerned with Western perceptions of the Orient. Its themes range fr ...more
Paperback, 328 pages
Published September 22nd 2001 by Tauris Parke Paperbacks
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Paul Starkey is a British scholar and translator of Arabic literature.He received his doctorate from Oxford University; the subject of his dissertation was the works of the Egyptian writer Tawfiq Hakim. He is currently the head of the Arabic department at the University of Durham. He is also co-director of the Centre for Advanced Study of the Arab World (CASAW), a collaborative project by the Univ ...more
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