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Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Ahmad Hamid

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

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 ... More


Ghannouchi's Detractors

Azzam S. Tamimi

in Rachid Ghannouchi: A Democrat Within Islamism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140002
eISBN:
9780199834723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140001.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Four types of critique have been leveled at the work and thought of Rachid Ghannouchi.The first critique is government sponsored and is exercised by local writers, such as Abdelqader Zghal, or by ... More


Hassan Bey Takes Charge

Raymond Cohen

in Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Jordanian governor Hassan Bey al-Katib's takeover of the repair of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre during the early 1950s. The repair work was made possible with the agreement ... More


Terrors in the Way

Raymond Cohen

in Saving the Holy Sepulchre: How Rival Christians Came Together to Rescue Their Holiest Shrine

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189667
eISBN:
9780199851645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189667.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the challenges faced by Hassan Bey al-Katib in completing the repair work for the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. The prospect of change at the Holy Sepulchre stirred up all those ... More


A Changing Matrix, 1942–1963

Sasha D. Pack

in The Deepest Border: The Strait of Gibraltar and the Making of the Modern Hispano-African Borderland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781503606678
eISBN:
9781503607538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503606678.003.0012
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter analyzes the regional consequences of the advent of American hegemony over the course of two decades. The smuggling and banditry that long characterized the region continued, ultimately ... More


Trust Your Dreams: To Dorit Rabinian

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this chapter, the author responds to Israeli author Dorit Rabinian, who wrote a moving letter to her friend Hassan Hourani following the latter's death. Rabinian's letter came in the wake of ... More


An Angel Under Siege: To Hassan Hourani

Aloni Udi

in What Does a Jew Want?: On Binationalism and Other Specters

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231157599
eISBN:
9780231527378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231157599.003.0024
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

In this tribute to Hassan Hourani, the author talks about angels. He says God creates countless new angels, whose only purpose is to sing the Lord's praise, and then vanish. An angel who attempts to ... More


Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Jill Kamil

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Labib Habachi, Egypt's most perceptive and productive Egyptologist, was marginalized for most of his career, only belatedly receiving international recognition for his major contributions to the ... More


The Salvage of Nubia

Jill Kamil

in Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

When Vittorino Veronese, director general of UNESCO, addressed an international appeal to save the monuments of Nubia, it was the only time the United Nations body was called upon to rescue the ... More


Hassan Fathy: A Condenser of an Older Intelligence

Ahmad Hamid

in Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163418
eISBN:
9781617970146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163418.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Hassan Fathy strove to understand the constructs that informed Islamic architecture at its origin. He was greatly inspired by the glorious edifices of the past. Out of this reverence for former ... More


Bridging the Gap

Jill Kamil

in Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160615
eISBN:
9781617970184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160615.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Labib Habachi's transformation from a roving inspector into a perceptive Egyptologist came about slowly. As he moved from post to post, he developed a sharp appetite for knowledge, a flair for ... More


Yemen

Rebecca Hillauer

in Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Based on the statement of Saad Hassan Al Zubaidi, a freelance filmmaker in Yemen, they do not have a history of cinema in Yemen, since they do not have cinema at all. Al Zubaidi was the first Yemeni ... More


The Makings of Another Life

Mark Kukis

in Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.003.0026
Subject:
History, Middle East History

In this chapter, six Iraqis recount their experiences during the Iraq war. Hamida Rahdi Salah and her husband were newlyweds in 2003, but he died in the summer of 2007, a victim of terrorist bombing. ... More


Trajectories to The River

Sveinung Sandberg and Willy Pedersen

in Street capital: Black cannabis dealers in a white welfare state

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847421203
eISBN:
9781447303602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847421203.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents the life stories of three drug dealers – Daniel, Usman, and Hassan – who represent three different groups of dealers. It notes that the concept of ‘street capital’ helps one to ... More


Of Clay and Porcelain

Joan Mickelson Gaughan

in The 'Incumberances': British Women in India, 1615-1856

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780198092148
eISBN:
9780199082780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092148.003.0015
Subject:
History, Social History

Anglo-Indians described three social ranks among themselves—the civil and military services were porcelain; the merchants were clay, and the uncovenanted and Indians did not rank at all. The argument ... More


Saints and Spirits: Transformation of Traditions

Hager El Hadidi

in Zar: Spirit Possession, Music, and Healing Rituals in Egypt

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789774166976
eISBN:
9781617978135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166976.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This chapter examines saint and spirit songs as “acts of transfer” as well as the most popular zar spirits in Cairo and the different ways through which they are placated in ritual. It first provides ... More


An Honour Crime with a Difference

Pierre Cachia

in Exploring Arab Folk Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640867
eISBN:
9780748653300
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640867.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on narrative ballads whose core theme is the ‘honour crime’. It looks at three versions of the story of Hassan and Na'ima. It deals with a crime that took place in 1938 and it ... More


Egyptology in the Twilight of Empire and Monarchy, 1939–1952

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The Depression, World War II, and the turmoil of the postwar years severely curtailed field archaeology in Egypt. Sidelined from public life, Selim Hassan published vast multi-volume ... More


Egyptian Egyptology and Pharaonism in the Wake of Tutankhamun, 1922–1930

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

The discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb hastened the transformation of Egyptology into a scholarly profession open to Egyptians and accelerated the growth of pharaonism among the public. Led by Selim ... More


Consuming Antiquity: Western Tourism between Two Revolutions, 1919–1952

Donald Malcolm Reid

in Contesting Antiquity in Egypt: Archaeologies, Museums, and the Struggle for Identities from World War I to Nasser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789774166891
eISBN:
9781617976759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166891.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the tourism of the unsettled era from 1914 to 1952 in Egypt with respect to hotels, transportation, Nile cruises, guidebooks, tourist promotion, and relations with Egyptian ... More


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