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The Arabic-English Lexicon

Jason Thompson

in Edward William Lane 1801–1876: The Life of the Pioneering Egyptologist and Orientalist

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162879
eISBN:
9781617970214
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162879.003.0031
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The first volume of Edward William Lane's Arabic-English Lexicon was published in spring 1863, twenty-two years after the project began. It displays all the photographic accuracy for which he is so ... More


Consolidation

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Fieldwork in Egypt slackened for a time after the early 1830s but it did not cease entirely. Richard William Howard Vyse and John Shae Perring performed valuable though sometimes rough work at the ... More


Mariette’s Monopoly

Jason Thompson

in Wonderful Things: A History of Egyptology: 1: From Antiquity to 1881

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789774165993
eISBN:
9781617976520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165993.003.0014
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

Talented individuals continued to make major contributions to Egyptology. Even in Britain, where public support was almost non-existent, the attorney Charles Wycliffe Goodwin became a leading scholar ... More


Alphabets

Ruth A. Miller

in The Biopolitics of Embryos and Alphabets: A Reproductive History of the Nonhuman

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780190638351
eISBN:
9780190638399
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638351.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter takes the Turkish Republican decision in 1928 to replace its official Arabic script with Latin script—the Alphabet Revolution—as a second case study in nonhuman biopolitical nostalgia. ... More


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