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An account of the manners and customs of the modern Egyptians: the definitive 1860 editionUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
A pioneering British anthropologist, Lane first went to Egypt in 1825, where he learned both classical and colloquial Arabic and began amassing and assessing his impressions and observations of ... Read full review
Absolutely fascinating book full of detail and a real treasure to anyone interested in Egypt, Egyptians, Muslims or Islam.
A real find!