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Propulsion:: Wind,Current, and Human Labor

John P. Cooper

in The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation, and Landscape in Islamic Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166143
eISBN:
9781617975462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166143.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter considers the human practices of navigation on the Egyptian Nile in the pre-modern period. It examines the impact of the Nile flood on current velocity in the main river and its ... More


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