Al-Ahram Weekly Online   17 - 23 July 2008
Issue No. 906
Culture
 
Published in Cairo by AL-AHRAM established in 1875

Time for the mummers
Nehad Selaiha takes a break from the third National theatre festival to report on the fourth pantomime festival at Al-Saqia
The dogs of virtual war
Dutch politician Geert Wilders's film Fitna is an alarming new episode in the 'clash of civilisations,' this time fomented in cyberspace, writes Amira Nowaira
The splendour of Islam
Islam: Art and Architecture, Edited by Markus Hattstein and Peter Delius, Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2007. pp623, fully illustrated with colour photographs, plans, line drawings and maps Cairo of the Mamluks: A History of the Architecture and Its Culture, Doris Behrens-Abouseif, Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2007. pp400, 270 Illus. incl. 200 in colour
Plain talk
By Mursi Saad El-Din

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