The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation and Landscape in Islamic Egypt

by John Cooper, American University in Cairo Press, 2014. 392 pp., 5 tables, 15 b/w photos, 68 b/w line drawings, 12 color line drawings. Hb. $75.00, ISBN-13: 9789774166143.

Authors

  • Stephane Pradines Aga Khan University, London

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1558/jia.v3i2.32902

Keywords:

Nile

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Published

2017-02-15

How to Cite

Pradines, S. (2017). The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation and Landscape in Islamic Egypt: by John Cooper, American University in Cairo Press, 2014. 392 pp., 5 tables, 15 b/w photos, 68 b/w line drawings, 12 color line drawings. Hb. $75.00, ISBN-13: 9789774166143. Journal of Islamic Archaeology, 3(2), 261–264. https://doi.org/10.1558/jia.v3i2.32902