Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 August 2016

258 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774167621

Bookseller Code (03)

Letters from an Englishwoman in Egypt


Sophia Poole
Edited by Azza Kararah

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • Early nineteenth-century insights into Cairo life from a rare feminine perspective.
  • In these letters, Sophia Poole describes Egyptian customs, day-to-day life in the streets and markets, the hammams and harems, and Egyptian women of different classes including the family of the viceroy Mohamed Ali Pasha.
  • Entertaining and informative.

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