In Praise of Books: A Cultural History of Cairo's Middle Class, Sixteenth Through the Eighteenth Century (Middle East Studies Beyond Dominant Paradigm

In Praise of Books: A Cultural History of Cairo's Middle Class, Sixteenth Through the Eighteenth Century (Middle East Studies Beyond Dominant Paradigm

By: Nelly Hanna (author)Paperback

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In fine detail, Hanna explores economic influences on culture during periods of plenty and poverty during the first three centuries of Ottoman rule. She unveils a fully-fledged Cairene middle-class culture that bridges the gap between the salons (majalis) of the elite and the common people.

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  • ISBN13: 9780815630364
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9780815630364
  • ISBN10: 0815630360

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