By Anna Cachia,Pierre Cachia
As a private tale, it's a lucrative perception into the early formation of a number one, famous, and revered Arabist. His mother’s account of her personal adolescence and tragedies finds a awesome lady we'd desire to have known.
As a social record, it offers us a rare—perhaps unique—picture of the lifetime of foreigners in Egypt who weren't a part of the elite, privileged, ruling classification, revealing a lot concerning the offerings that have been to be had to them in schooling, profession, marriage, and social mixing.
Landlocked Islands therefore bargains the social historian a research of a few minorities in Egypt throughout the first half the 20 th century; it additionally opens up the total query of expatriate lifestyles in Egypt. yet, certainly, it really is an exciting and interesting story, a publication that one regularly reveals oneself desirous to choose up and read.
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