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dc.contributor.authorSladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856-1947
dc.coverage.spatialCairo (Egypt)
dc.date.accessioned 2007-10-22T17:23:00Z
dc.date.available 2007-10-22T17:23:00Z
dc.date.issued 1911
dc.identifier.citation Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton, 1856-1947. "Oriental Cairo : the city of the "Arabian nights" [Electronic Version]." (1911) Rice University: https://hdl.handle.net/1911/9189.
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1911/9189
dc.description.tableofcontents Contents: PART I THE CITY OF “THE ARABIAN NIGHTS" -- CHAPTER I The Old-World Oriental Life of Cairo -- CHAPTER II Street Life in Cairo as seen from the Continental Hotel -- CHAPTER III The Humours of the Esbekiya -- CHAPTER IV The Approach to the Native City: The Ataba-el-Khadra and the Musky -- CHAPTER V The Bazars of Cairo: the most Picturesque in the World -- CHAPTER VI Our Dragoman -- CHAPTER VII How to Shop in Cairo -- CHAPTER VIII Cairo at Night -- CHAPTER IX The Entertainments of the Arabs -- CHAPTER X An Arab Bank Holiday: the Shem-en-Nesim -- CHAPTER XI The Cairo Zoo -- CHAPTER XII The Arab and Bedawin Markets of Cairo -- CHAPTER XIII The Old Arab Streets of Cairo -- CHAPTER XIV The Characteristics of the Gamia or Egyptian Mosque -- CHAPTER XV The Mosques of Cairo -- CHAPTER XVI El-Azhar, the University of the Mohammedan World -- CHAPTER XVII Old Cairo and the Wonderful Coptic Churches of Babylon -- CHAPTER XVIII The Citadel of Cairo -- CHAPTER XIX Concerning the Tombs of the Caliphs and the Mamelukes; and Mohammedan Funerals -- CHAPTER XX The Birthday of the Prophet -- CHAPTER XXI The Return of the Holy Carpet from Mecca, and the Celebration of Bairam. -- CHAPTER XXII The Ashura and its Mutilations -- CHAPTER XXIII Arab Domestic Processions -- CHAPTER XXIV The Museums of Cairo -- CHAPTER XXV The Arab Hammam—A Classical Turkish Bath -- CHAPTER XXVI Roda Island and Moses -- CHAPTER XXVII The Old Coptic Churches in Cairo Itself -- CHAPTER XXVIII Rod-el-Farag and Shubra -- PART II COUNTRY LIFE ROUND CAIRO -- CHAPTER XXIX On the Humours of the Desert -- CHAPTER XXX On the Pyramids -- CHAPTER XXXI Sleeping at the Feet of the Sphinx -- CHAPTER XXXII Memphis, the Ancient Capita; The Tombs and Pyramids of Sakkara -- CHAPTER XXXIII Heliopolis -- CHAPTER XXXIV Helwan, the Week-end Resort of Cairo -- APPENDIX I Ways of getting to Egypt, Cost, etc. -- APPENDIX II Cairo was the Real Scene of the “Arabian Nights” -- APPENDIX III Artists' Bits in Cairo, with Directions how to find them -- APPENDIX IV Mr. Roosevelt's Speech on Egypt at the Guildhall -- CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE OF THE RULERS AND MONUMENTS OF MEDIÆVAL CAIRO
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Rice University
dc.relation.IsPartOfSeries This text is part of the Travelers in the Middle East Archive (TIMEA) funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Computer and Information Technology Institute (CITI), Rice University.
dc.rights This material is in the public domain and may be freely used.
dc.subject.lcshCairo (Egypt)--Description and travel
Egypt--Description and travel
dc.subject.otherPlaces & Architecture
Daily Life & Customs
Religion & Festivals
Art & Artifacts
dc.title Oriental Cairo : the city of the "Arabian nights" [Electronic Version]
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dc.source.original Original book: Sladen, Douglas Brooke Wheelton. "Oriental Cairo : the city of the 'Arabian nights.'" (Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1911). xvi, 391 p. front., plates, fold. maps. 23 cm. From the collection of Dr. Paula Sanders, Rice University.
dc.contributor.funder Funding for the creation of this electronic text provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the Computer and Information Technology Institute (CITI), Rice University.
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dc.source.provenance Fondren Library, Rice University, DT143 .S53 1911
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