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Cairo The City Victorious Vintage DeparturesLums and fashionable salons its incomparably rich past and its challenging future Cairo The City Victorious is a uniue blend of travel and history an epic resonant work that brings one of the worlds great metropolises to life in all its dusty chaotic beau I tired to read this before we left for Egypt but found the whole thing too foreign to get into maybe due to pressure to finish things off before the holiday However once there I absolutely got into it and found it incredibly readable informative and interesting

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eBook ☆ ePub Cairo The City Victorious ç The City Victorious ´ Max Rodenbeck ´ ➹ [Read] ➵ Cairo: The City Victorious (Vintage Departures) By Max Rodenbeck ➼ – Dcmdirect.co.uk From a noted journalist who has spent much of his life in Cairo here is a daFrom a noted journalist who has spent much of his life in Cairo here is a dazzling cultural excavation of that most ancient colorful and multifaceted of cities The seat of pharaohs and sultans the prize of conuerors from Alexander to Saladin to Napoleon C A very good book

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Airo nicknamed the Victorious has never ceased reinventing herselfWith intimate knowlege humor and affection Rodenbeck takes us on an insiders tour of the magnificent city its backstreets and bazaars its belly dance theaters and hashish dens its crowded s Fantastic Portrayal of Cairo history and present Intelligently written with tremendous insight of Egyptian psyche and language Fascinating account of history focusing on social history traditions habits and customs With Egypt's long history the social history often takes back seat to major events battles temples and achievementsA huge amount of serious research and very savvy analysis of trends produced an excellent work that flows easily like reading an article on the pages of good newspapers yet has the backing of tremendous research of historySadly however there is an over reliance on work and analysis of discredited Orientalists but the author's clear love and understanding for Cairo has saved the work from being colored by the arrogance of the racist historians he relied heavily on