Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 March 2015

272 Pages | 139 illus., incl. 40 color

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9789774166815

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Jewelry, Costume, and Life in an Egyptian Oasis

Margaret M. Vale

A Publication of The American University in Cairo Press

  • The definitive book on the various facets of Siwa that tantalize visitors of this remote oasis; its unique crafts, folklore, and dramatic history.
  • Exposes the drastic changes that Siwan culture and traditions underwent since the the arrival of the road and television in the second half of the 20th century.
  • With over 130 beautiful illustrations.

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