The American University in Cairo Press

Publisher Description

Founded in 1960, the American University in Cairo Pressrecently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Today it's the leading English-language publishing house in the Middle East. Its goals and purposes reflect and support the mission of The American University in Cairo in education, research, and cultural exchange, through professional publishing programs and international bookselling services.

The AUC Press publishes annually up to 60 wide-ranging academic texts and general interest books on ancient and modern Egypt and the Middle East, as well as Arabic literature in translation, for distribution worldwide, and maintains a backlist of more than 900 high-quality scholarly, literary, and general interest publications, including e-books. The AUC Press sells more than 500,000 books every year and licenses foreign editions of Arab writers in 40 languages, including the works of the late Egyptian Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz, and international bestseller Alaa Al Aswany.

Books
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Abusir: Realm of Osiris 2002
An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Modern Egyptians 2014
Afterglow of Empire: Egypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance 2012
The Akhenaten Colossi of Karnak 2010
All the Pasha’s Men: Mehmed Ali, His Army and the Making of Modern Egypt 1997
Amarna Sunrise: Egypt from Golden Age to Age of Heresy 2014
Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti, Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation 2009
Anubis: A Libyan Novel 2005
Arab Human Development in the Twenty-first Century: The Primacy of Empowerment 2014
Arab Spring in Egypt: Revolution and Beyond 2012
Arab Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide, 1873–1999 2008
Babylon of Egypt: The Archaeology of Old Cairo and the Origins of the City (Revised Edition) 2010
Basrayatha: Portrait of a City 2007
The Bazaar in the Islamic City: Design, Culture, and History 2012
Bedouin, Settlers, and Holiday-Makers: Egypt’s Changing Northwest Coast 2014
Being Abbas el Abd 2006
Beyond the Victim: The Politics and Ethics of Empowering Cairo’s Street Children 2007
Birds of Amber 2005
Black Magic 2007
Blue Aubergine 2002
Butterfly Wings: An Egyptian Novel 2014
Cairo Contested: Governance, Urban Space, and Global Modernity 2009
Cairo Cosmopolitan: Politics, Culture, and Urban Space in the New Globalized Middle East 2006
Cairo Swan Song 2009
Cairo’s Street Stories: Exploring the City’s Statues, Squares, Bridges, Gardens, and Sidewalk Cafés 2008
Candygirl: An Egyptian Novel 2012
Cell Block Five 2008
A Certain Woman 2003
The Changing Middle East: A New Look at Regional Dynamics 2011
Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia 2013
Christians in Egypt: Orthodox, Catholic, and Protestant Communities Past and Present 2006
Cities without Palms 2009
City of Love and Ashes 1999
Clamor of the Lake 2004
The Coffeehouse 2010
The Collar and the Bracelet 2008
Colors of Enchantment: Theater, Dance, Music, and the Visual Arts of the Middle East 2001
Coptic Identity and Ayyubid Politics in Egypt, 1218–1250 2010
Coptic Monasteries: Egypt’s Monastic Art and Architecture 2002
Copts at the Crossroads: The Challenges of Building Inclusive Democracy in Egypt 2013
The Cotton Plantation Remembered: An Egyptian Family Story 2013
The Crane 2008
Creating Medieval Cairo: Empire, Religion, and Architectural Preservation in Nineteenth-Century Egypt 2008
Dates on My Fingers: An Iraqi Novel 2014
The Days: His Autobiography in Three Parts 2014
Diary of a Jewish Muslim: An Egyptian Novel 2014
Directions of Change in Rural Egypt 1998
Djekhy & Son: Doing Business in Ancient Egypt 2012
A Dog with No Tail 2009
Drumbeat 2010
Earth Weeps, Saturn Laughs 2013
Egypt in Flux: Essays on an Unfinished Revolution 2013
Egypt in the Era of Hosni Mubarak 2011
Egypt, Islam, and Democracy: Critical Essays 2002
Egypt Visual Sourcebook: For Artists, Architects, and Designers 2011
Egyptian Cooking: and other Middle Eastern Recipes 2005
Egyptian Customs and Festivals 2007
The Egyptian Economy: Current Challenges and Future Prospects 2008
The Egyptian Labor Market Revisited 2009
The Egyptian Peasant 2005
Egypt’s Political Economy: Power Relations in Development 2009
El Alamein and the Struggle for North Africa: International Perspectives from the Twenty-first Century 2012
The Essential Naguib Mahfouz: Novels, Short Stories, Autobiography 2011
The Essential Tawfiq al-Hakim: Great Egyptian Writers 2008
The Essential Yusuf Idris: Masterpieces of the Egyptian Short Story 2009
Farewell to Alexandria: Eleven Short Stories 2000
The Fayoum: History and Guide. New Revised Edition 2008
A Field Guide to the Mammals of Egypt 2009
The Final Bet 2008
The Final Hour 2010
Final Night: Short Stories 2002
The Foreign Policies of Arab States: The Challenge of Globalization 2008
From Akhenaten to Moses: Ancient Egypt and Religious Change 2014
From Pharaoh’s Lips: Ancient Egyptian Language in the Arabic of Today 2003
Fustat Finds: Beads, Coins, Medical Instruments, Textiles, and Other Artifacts from the Awad Collection 2002
Ghost Riders of Upper Egypt: A Study of Spirit Possession 2009
Global Dreams: Class, Gender, and Public Space in Cosmopolitan Cairo 2009
Gold Dust 2008
The Golden Chariot 1995
The Graying of the Raven: Cultural and Sociopolitical Significance of Algerian Folk Poetry 2001
Growing Old in Egypt: The Supply and Demand of Care for Older Persons 2011
A Guide to the Reptiles and Amphibians of Egypt 2006
Hassan Fathy and Continuity in Islamic Arts and Architecture: The Birth of a New Modern 2010
Heads Ripe for Plucking 2008
Heart of the Night 2011
Held in Trust: Waqf in the Islamic World 2011
Homecoming: Sixty Years of Egyptian Short Stories 2014
House of the Wolf: An Egyptian Novel 2013
Hunger: An Egyptian Novel 2008
The Illusion of Progress in the Arab World: A Critique of Western Misconstructions 2006
In a Fertile Desert: Modern Writing from the United Arab Emirates 2009
In the House of Muhammad Ali: A Family Album, 1805–1952 2000
In the Time of Love 2010
Industrial Policy in the Middle East and North Africa: Rethinking the Role of the State 2008
The Inheritance 2005
Inside the Night 2007
Islamic Monuments in Cairo: The Practical Guide. New Revised Edition 2008
Labib Habachi: The Life and Legacy of an Egyptologist 2007
The Lamp of Umm Hashim: and other stories 2004
Landlocked Islands: Two Alien Lives in Egypt 1999
The Last Chapter 2000
The Last of the Angels 2007
Leaves of Narcissus 2002
Life Is More Beautiful than Paradise: A Jihadist’s Own Story 2009
Life on Hold: A Saudi Arabian Novel 2012
Like a Summer Never to Be Repeated 2009
The Literary Life of Cairo: One Hundred Years in the Heart of the City 2011
Living with Heritage in Cairo: Area Conservation in the Arab–Islamic City 2009
The Lodging House 2006
The Long Way Back 2001
Love in the Rain 2011
The Magic of Turquoise 2011
The Mahfouz Dialogs 2007
The Man from Bashmour 2007
A Man of Letters 2014
Mapping Arab Women’s Movements: A Century of Transformations from Within 2012
Maryam’s Maze 2007
Memories in Translation: A Life between the Lines of Arabic Literature 2006
The Modern Neighbors of Tutankhamun: History, Life, and Work in the Villages of the Theban West Bank 2011
Moon over Samarqand 2009
Mrs. Tsenhor: A Female Entrepreneur in Ancient Egypt 2014
Munira’s Bottle 2010
Murder in the Tower of Happiness 2008
Music and Media in the Arab World 2010
Nasser: My Husband 2013
Nile Sparrows 2004
No One Sleeps in Alexandria 2006
Nocturnal Poetics: The Arabian Nights in Comparative Context 2014
Nubian Encounters: The Story of the Nubian Ethnological Survey 1961–1964 2010
The Open Door 2000
The Oslo Accords 1993–2013: A Critical Assessment 2013
The Other Place 1997
Ottoman Egypt and the Emergence of the Modern World: 1500–1800 2014
Over the Bridge 2006
Paleopathology of the Ancient Egyptians: An Annotated Bibliography 1998–2011 2012
The Palm House 2012
Papa Sartre 2009
The Pedagogy of Empowerment: Community Schools as a Social Movement in Egypt 2004
The Pharaoh’s Kitchen: Recipes from Ancient Egypt’s Enduring Food Traditions 2010
Poisoned Legacy: The Fall of the 19th Egyptian Dynasty 2010
The Polymath 2004
Poor 2007
Popular Egyptian Cinema: Gender, Class, and Nation 2006
Popular Housing and Urban Land Tenure in the Middle East: Case Studies from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey 2012
Private Pleasures: A Modern Egyptian Novel 2013
Pyramid Texts 2007
Quakers in the Israeli–Palestinian Conflict: The Dilemmas of NGO Humanitarian Activism 2007
Race and Slavery in the Middle East: Histories of Trans-Saharan Africans in Nineteenth-Century Egypt, Sudan, and the Ottoman Mediterranean 2010
Rain over Baghdad: A Novel of Iraq 2014
Rama and the Dragon 2002
The Red Land: The Illustrated Archaeology of Egypt’s Eastern Desert 2008
The Red Sea from Byzantium to the Caliphate: ad 500–1000 2012
Red Wine 2010
Revolution Is My Name: An Egyptian Woman’s Diary from Eighteen Days in Tahrir 2014
Saint Theresa: and Sleeping with Strangers 2010
The Scents of Marie-Claire 2010
Sharia and the Making of the Modern Egyptian: Islamic Law and Custom in the Courts of Ottoman Cairo 2014
The Smiles of the Saints 2007
So You May See 2011
Society and Economy in Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean 1600–1900: Essays in Honor of André Raymond 2005
Status: Emo 2013
The Sufferers: Stories and Polemics 2014
Sufism: The Essentials 2003
Tales from Dayrut: Short Stories 2008
Temple Bar: A Novel 2014
Ten Again: and other stories 2006
The Tent 1998
The Theocrat 2005
The Time-Travels of the Man Who Sold Pickles and Sweets 2010
Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty 2014
Transforming Education in Egypt: Western Influence and Domestic Policy Reform 2006
Transforming Loss into Beauty: Essays on Arabic Literature and Culture in Honor of Magda al-Nowaihi 2008
Translating Egypt’s Revolution: The Language of Tahrir 2012
The Traveler and the Innkeeper 2011
Traveling through Egypt: From 450 B.C. to the Twentieth Century 2004
Traveling through Sinai: From the Fourth to the Twenty-first Century 2006
A Tunisian Tale 2011
The Turks in Egypt and Their Cultural Legacy 2012
Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity 1999
Understanding Cairo: The Logic of a City Out of Control 2010
Understanding Islamic Fundamentalism: The Theological and Ideological Basis of al-Qa‘ida’s Political Tactics 2011
The Valley of the Kings: A Site Management Handbook 2014
Villa of the Birds: The Excavation and Preservation of the Kom al-Dikka Mosaics 2007
Visionaries of Silence: The Reformist Sufi Order of the Demirdashiya al-Khalwatiya in Cairo 2008
Voyage through Time: Walks of Life to the Nobel Prize 2002
Wedding Night: An Egyptian Novel 2006
What Drives Prices in Egypt?: An Analysis in Light of International Experience 2009
Whatever Else Happened to the Egyptians?: From the Revolution to the Age of Globalization 2004
Whatever Happened to the Egyptian Revolution? 2013
Whatever Happened to the Egyptians?: Changes in Egyptian Society from 1950 to the Present 2000
The Woman from Tantoura: A Novel of Palestine 2014
The Woman of the Flask 2005
Women of Karantina: A Novel 2014
Women Travelers in Egypt: From the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Century 2012
The Yacoubian Building 2004
The Zafarani Files 2009