Art and Architecture


Colors of Enchantment: Theater, Dance, Music, and the Visual Arts of the Middle East  
By Edited by Sherifa Zuhur

In this companion volume to the successful Images of Enchantment: Visual and Performing Arts of the Middle East (AUC Press, 1998), historian and ethnomusicologist Sherifa Zuhur has once...

 
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Creating Medieval Cairo: Empire, Religion, and Architectural Preservation in Nineteenth-Century Egypt  
By Paula Sanders

This book argues that the historic city we know as Medieval Cairo was created in the nineteenth century by both Egyptians and Europeans against a background of four overlapping political and...

 
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Egypt Visual Sourcebook: For Artists, Architects, and Designers  
By Jim Hewitt

This unique visual reference guide will be an invaluable resource to professional designers—from architects to illustrators, production designers, art directors, decorators, film concept artists,...

 
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Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture  
By Ahmad Hamid

Hassan Fathy, the Egyptian architect known for his recognition of the potential of vernacular forms as a vital force in contemporary architectural design, sought to integrate the traditions of...

 
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Living with Heritage in Cairo  
By Ahmed Sedky

The Arab–Islamic city has been always a glamorous urban dream in human cultural memory. This is manifested in Cairo, the world’s largest medieval urban system where traditional lifestyles are still...

 
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Music and Media in the Arab World  
By Edited by Michael Frishkopf

Since the turn of the twentieth century the dramatic rise of mass media has profoundly transformed music practices in the Arab world. Music has adapted to successive forms of media...

 
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Popular Egyptian Cinema  
By Edited by Viola Shafik

In this groundbreaking work, film scholar Viola Shafik examines popular and commercial movies from Egypt’s film industry, including a number of the biggest box-office hits widely distributed in...

 
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The Bazaar in the Islamic City  
By Mohammad Gharipour

The Middle Eastern bazaar is much more than a context for commerce: the studies in this book illustrate that markets, regardless of their location, scale, and permanency, have also played important...

 
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The Dream  
By Mohammad Malas

A Syrian filmmaker's haunting record of his time in Lebanon's Palestinian refugee camps

 
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