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Making Cairo Medieval
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|March 25, 2005

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During the nineteenth century, Cairo witnessed once of its most dramatic periods of transformation. Well on its way to becoming a modern and cosmopolitan city, by the end of the century, a 'medieval' Cairo had somehow come into being. While many Europeans in…
Nile: Urban Histories On The Banks Of A River

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Whose Tradition?: Discourses On The Built Environment

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In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition ? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People: Whose Indigeneity?; Colonialism: Whose Architecture?; and Time: Whose Identity? Following Nezar AlSayyad's Prologue, contributors…
Traditions: The Real, The Hyper, And The Virtual In The Built Environment

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Traditions: The 'Real', the Hyper, and the Virtual in the Built Environment is a continuation of Nezar AlSayyad's engagement with the subject of tradition in the built environment. In it he attempts to unsettle the belief that tradition is simply a product of…
Cairo: Histories Of A City
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|May 13, 2013

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From its earliest days as a royal settlement fronting the pyramids of Giza to its current manifestation as the largest metropolis in Africa, Cairo has forever captured the urban pulse of the Middle East. In Cairo: Histories of a City, Nezar AlSayyad narrates the…
The Fundamentalist City?: Religiosity and the remaking of urban space

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The relationship between urbanism and fundamentalism is a very complex one. This book explores how the dynamics of different forms of religious fundamentalisms are produced, represented, and practiced in the city. It attempts to establish a relationship between…
Urban Informality: Transnational Perspectives from the Middle East, Latin America, and South Asia

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The turn of the century has been a moment of rapid urbanization. Much of this urban growth is taking place in the cities of the developing world and much of it in informal settlements. This book presents cutting-edge research from various world regions to…
Consuming Tradition, Manufacturing Heritage: Global Norms and Urban Forms in the Age of Tourism

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From the Grand Tour to today's packages holidays, the last two centuries have witnessed an exponential growth in travel and tourism and, as the twenty-first century unfolds, people of every class and from every country will be wandering to every part of the…
Cinematic Cairo: Egyptian Urban Modernity From Reel To Real
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|This title releases February 22, 2022

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Nile: Urban Histories On The Banks Of A River
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|This title releases August 31, 2021

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Architecture's Poverty
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|January 3, 2021

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Can architecture play a positive role in the war against poverty? This question lies that the heart of Architecture's Poverty in which Nezar AlSayyad argues that too often architects working with the poor pursue the traditional professional/client approach. As a…
Whose Tradition?: Discourses On The Built Environment

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In seeking to answer the question Whose Tradition ? this book pursues four themes: Place: Whose Nation, Whose City?; People: Whose Indigeneity?; Colonialism: Whose Architecture?; and Time: Whose Identity? Following Nezar AlSayyad's Prologue, contributors…
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