Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Traveling Through Egypt by Deborah Manley

To travelers, Egypt is a place of dreams: a country whose lifeblood is a mighty river, flowing from the heart of Africa. Along the fertile fringe of its banks an astonishing civilization raised spectacular monuments that our modern minds can hardly encompass. For centuries this past dominated travelers' minds - yet the present and its great buildings too engaged their interest and admiration and gave them pleasure.The experience of Egypt has over the centuries inspired travelers to write of what they saw and tried to understand. These travelers' observations are part of the history of modern Egypt, for seeing ourselves through others' eyes helps us to understand ourselves. The compilers of this anthology have selected records of travelers from many countries and cultures over many centuries, and, mainly using the Nile for a pathway, here offer these travelers' observations on the many facets of Egypt. The collection includes extracts from the writings of Herodotus, Strabo, Ibn Hawkal, al-Muqaddasi, Pierre Loti, Rudyard Kipling, Florence Nightingale, and many more.

Buy Traveling Through Egypt by Deborah Manley from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9789774161698
ISBN-10: 9774161696
Format: Paperback
Pages: 268
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: Egypt

Other Editions - Traveling Through Egypt by Deborah Manley

Book Reviews - Traveling Through Egypt by Deborah Manley

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Traveling Through Egypt book by Deborah Manley and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Deborah Manley

Deborah Manley is the author of a number of books, including a biography of Henry Salt. Sahar Abdel-Hakim is an assistant professor in the Department of English at Cairo University. They are both founding members of the Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East (ASTENE).

Books By Deborah Manley

Nile Anthology by Deborah Manley
Hardback, October 2015
$25.19 $27.99
Railway Anthology by Deborah Manley
Hardback, August 2014
$25.19 $27.99
Walkers' Anthology by Deborah Manley
Hardback, August 2013
$25.19 $27.99
Trans Siberian Railway by Deborah Manley
Paperback, January 2009
$31.49 $34.99