Islamic Architecture in Cairo

Islamic Architecture in Cairo

An Introduction

Book - 1989
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Perseus Publishing
Combining an analysis of Cairo's urban growth from the Islamic conquest up to the reign of Muhammad 'Ali, an overview of its main architectural styles, a descriptive catalog of the major monuments, and a discussion of domestic architecture, this concise and comprehensive study will appeal to specialists as well as beginning students and interested lay readers.

Book News
For architecture or history students or interested travellers, presents descriptions, histories, photographs, plans, and drawings of detail for buildings erected in the Egyptian capital from the earliest Islamic through the Ottoman periods. References to the Survey Map of the Islamic Monuments of Cairo aid readers in finding the buildings. A reprint of the 1989 publication. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Cairo, Egypt : The American University in Cairo Press, [1989]
Copyright Date: ©1989
ISBN: 9789774242038
Call Number: 720.962
Characteristics: xviii, 173 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm


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