An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians: Written in Egypt During the Years 1833, -34, and -35, Partly from Notes Made During a Former Visit to That Country in the Years 1825, -26, -27 and -28 by Edward William Lane (Paperback, 2013)
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- DescriptionPublished in 1836, this two-volume work describes Egypt's climate, politics, religion, street life and customs in the 1830s.
- Author BiographyEdward William Lane (1801-76), a name known to almost everyone in all the many fields of Middle East studies, was the author of a number of highly influential works: An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians (1836), his translation of The Thousand and One Nights (1839-41), Selections from the Kur-an (1843), and the Arabic-English Lexicon (1863-93). In 2000, his long-forgotten manuscript Description of Egypt was published for the first time by the AUC Press. Jason Thompson is currently a visiting professor at Bates College. He is the editor of Lane's Description of Egypt (AUC Press, 2000) and the author of A History of Egypt: From Earliest Times to the Present ( AUC Press, 2008) and Edward William Lane, 1801-76 ( AUC Press, 2010).
- Author(s)Edward William Lane
- PublisherCambridge Library Collection
- Date of Publication31/01/2013
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Series TitleCambridge Library Collection - Perspectives from the Royal Asiatic Society
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note61 b/w illus.
- Weight590 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine26 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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