Al-Ahram Weekly Online   12 - 18 August 2010
Issue No. 1011
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

88, Qasr Al-Aini
A year or more in Cairo: Giuseppe Acconcia remembers first finding a place to live
Almost Perfect
Notwithstanding faulty sound engineering, Ati Metwaly discovers how summer can be a many-spleandoured thing
Orabi the Extremist
A new interpretation of the 1882 Orabi revolt, writes Marco Pinfari, shows that the old fallacies and prejudices of the colonial era tend to resurface in contemporary historiography, just in a different form
Writing the Arabs
Eugene Rogan, The Arabs: A History, London: Allen Lane, 2009. Reviewed by David Tresilian

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