By Lesley Lababidi
Between statues, she explores Cairo’s progress and its multidimensional id, as manifested within the improvement and altering use of urban house over the centuries, and examines the connection of Cairo’s smooth denizens with the landscapes, districts, palaces, archaeological websites, cafés, bridges, and gardens in their nice and maddening urban, the mum of the realm.
Illustrated all through with colour images and archival photos, Cairo’s road tales offers a different and vigorous view of the historical past that formed the city’s streets and open areas, and of the various and infrequently unforeseen makes use of to which its artistic population positioned them.
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