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11 - 17 October 2001
Issue No.555
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Books is a monthly supplement of Al-Ahram Weekly appearing every second Thursday of the month. We welcome contributions and letters on subjects raised in this supplement. Material may be edited for length and clarity; and should be addressed to Mona Anis, Books Editor, Al-Ahram Weekly, Galaa St., Cairo, Arab Republic of Egypt; Faz: +202 578 6089; E-mail:
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A nuanced cartography
Cairo: City of History; André Raymond, transl. Willard Wood, Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2001. pp 436

AfganistanA mild affair with bandits
The Valley of the Assassins and Other Persian Travels, Freya Stark, New York: Modern Library Paperbacks, 2001, pp292

'Scented with artemisia': travels in Afghanistan

Morocco at the crossroads
- Le règne de Hassan II, une espérance brisée (The Reign of Hassan II: Shattered Hopes), Ignace Dalle, Paris and Casablanca: Maisonneuve & Larose and Tarik Editions, 2001. pp309;
- Le Maroc en transition (Morocco in Transition), Pierre Vermeren, Paris: La Découverte, 2001. pp 249

To love and cherish
Ri'ayat Al-Bi'a fi Shari'at Al-Islam (Care of the Environment in Islamic Law), Youssef El-Qaradawi, Cairo: Dar Al-Shorouq, 2001. pp260

An unnecessary defence?
Muhammad in Europe: A Thousand Years of Western Myth-making, Minou Reeves, London: Garnet Publishing, 2001. pp318

Egyptian museum  

A guide through the treasure house An Illustrated Guide to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo, Cairo: The American University in Cairo Press, 2001. pp631

At a glance
A shorthand guide to the month compiled by Mahmoud El-Wardani
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