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Author Sims, David

Title Understanding Cairo : the logic of a city out of control / David Sims

Publ Info Cairo ; New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  DT143 .S36 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript 335 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references ( p. 311-321) and index
Contents Imaging Cairo -- Cairo is Egypt and Egypt is Cairo -- A history of modern Cairo : three cities in one -- Informal Cairo triumphant -- Housing real and speculative -- The desert city today -- Working in the city -- City on the move : a complementary informality? -- Governing Cairo -- Summing up : serendipity?
LC subject Cairo (Egypt) -- Description and travel
ISBN 9789774164040