By Mona Abaza
The development of lavish mansions within the Nile Delta geographical region and the landowners’ adoption of ecu existence are juxtaposed visually with the previous workers’ camp of the everlasting staff, which turned a village (‘izba), after which an urbanized payment. the tale is retold from the point of view of either the landowners and the previous employees who have been tied to the ‘izba. The ebook contains relations picture albums, images of political campaigns and of banquets within the geographical region, records and accounting books, sleek pix of the peasants, and photographs of everyday life within the village at the present time.
This is a narrative that fuses the non-public and emotional with the scholar’s indifferent ethnographic reporting—a really interesting, informative, and colourful view of lifestyles on either side of a uniquely Egyptian socio-economic establishment, and a vanished global: the cotton estate.
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The Cotton Plantation Remembered: An Egyptian Family Story by Mona Abaza