Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 August 2018

456 Pages | 85 photographs, 15 maps

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774168574

Bookseller Code (01)

New in Paperback

Egypt's Desert Dreams

Development or Disaster? (New Edition)

David Sims
Foreword by Timothy Mitchell

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • A key, contemporary study in urban planning and development using the case of the largest city in the Middle East and Africa, now in a new edition with a dedicated chapter on Egypt's "New Capital" project.
  • A critique of Egypt's desert development schemes, its biggest beneficiaries, and why it continued in the post-Mubarak era.
  • By the author of the highly acclaimed "Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control".

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