By Paula Sanders
The publication additionally explains why and the way the town assumed its traditionally Mamluk visual appeal and situates the actions of the European-dominated architectural maintenance committee (known because the Comité) in the historical past of spiritual existence in nineteenth-century Cairo. delivering clean views and prepared old research, this quantity examines the unacknowledged colonial legacy that keeps to notify the perform of and debates over maintenance in Cairo.
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Creating Medieval Cairo: Empire, Religion, and Architectural Preservation in Nineteenth-Century Egypt by Paula Sanders