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Sinai : the site & the history : essays

Author: Mursi Saad El Din; Ayman Taher; Luciano Romano
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Six Egyptian scholars and two master photographers capture a lasting impression and a host of little known facts and history about this vital and strategic geographic entity. The essays, together  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mursi Saad El Din; Ayman Taher; Luciano Romano
ISBN: 0814722032 9780814722039
OCLC Number: 37432718
Description: 142 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction : the splendor of Sinai / Morsi Saad El-Din --
The history of Sinai / Gamal Mokhtar --
Triangle of grandeur / Fouad Iskandar --
The religious heritage of Sinai / Gawdat Gabra --
The Bedouin of Sinai / Samir Sobhi --
Sinai's underwater world / Ayman Taher.
Responsibility: by Morsi Saad El-Din [and others] ; photographs by Ayman Taher, Luciano Romano.
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