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Journeying Now: New Directions in Contemporary Travel Literature in French

Charles Forsdick

in Travel in Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Cultures: The Persistence of Diversity

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199258291
eISBN:
9780191698538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258291.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the practical ways that current critical considerations coincide with and yet diverge from both the French publishing phenomenon known as the ‘le travel writing’ and the ... More


The Fate of the White Monastery Library

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 1: Akhmim and Sohag

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774161223
eISBN:
9781617970450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161223.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The library of the White Monastery, founded during the 4th century by Apa Pegol, an uncle of Shenoute, went through an outstanding period in the centuries that followed its creation. During the 14th ... More


al-Thawra al-daHika: The Challenges of Translating Revolutionary Humor

Lewis Sanders IV and ark Visonà

in Translating Egypt's Revolution: The Language of Tahrir (A Tahrir Studies Edition)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9789774165337
eISBN:
9781617971303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165337.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The authors translate a representative selection from the avalanche of political jokes that the Egyptian revolution generated and that have qualified it as “the laughing revolution” analyzing the ... More


Egypt’s Bloody Sunday and Its Ripple Effects

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter presents a case study of the protests and massacre that took place outside the state television and radio building in Cairo, known as Maspero, in October 2011. It explores questions of ... More


Coptic Protest and Copts in Protest

Mariz Tadros

in Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774165917
eISBN:
9781617975479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774165917.003.0009
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter is about agency in the form of resistance, subversion, and protest, exploring Coptic mobilization and specific grievances. It draws a distinction between “Coptic protests” (that fight ... More


Egyptology and Pharaonism in Egypt before Tutankhamun

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/9789774166891.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews developments in Egyptology in Egypt from Napoleon's short-lived conquest in 1798 through the beginning of decolonization in 1922. Mariette began developing the Egyptian ... More


Funerary Aspects in the Paintings from the Apollo Monastery at Bawit

Karel Innemée

in Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789774166631
eISBN:
9781617976551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166631.003.0022
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The excavations at Bawit by Jean Clédat, Chassinat, Palanque, and Gaston Maspero in the beginning of the twentieth century were carried out according to the standards of those days, and the material ... More


The Influence of Latin America’s Revolutionary Left in Europe: The Role of Left-Wing Editors

Eduardo Rey Tristán

in Toward a Global History of Latin America's Revolutionary Left

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781683401698
eISBN:
9781683402350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401698.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyzes the diffusion of ideas that originated in Cuba and were developed by Latin America’s revolutionary groups during the sixties. Specifically, it examines the role played by key ... More


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