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L'architecture moderne en Egypte et la revue al-Imara (1939-1959) /

: according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. : 141 pages, 14 leaves of plates : illustrations, plans ; 25 cm. : Includes bibliographical references. : 2905838116

Architectes et architectures de l'Egypte moderne (1830-1950) : genese et essor d'une expertise locale /

: 476 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. : Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-461) and indexes. : 2706818905

Published 2013
Émile Prisse d'Avennes : un artiste-antiquaire en Égypte au XIXe siècle /

: x, 309 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm. : Includes bibliographical references and index. : 2724706277
9782724706277 : Noura

Published 2012
Maisons de France au Caire : le remploi de grands décors Mamelouks et Ottomans dans une architecture modern /

: 297 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm. : Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-295). : 9782724706369

Published 2021
Antique Dealing and Creative Reuse in Cairo and Damascus 1850-1890 : Intercultural Engagements with Architecture and Craft in the Age of Travel and Reform /

: "The commodification of Islamic antiques intensified in the late Ottoman Empire, an age of domestic reform and increased European interference following the Tanzimat (reorganisation) of 1839. Mercedes Volait examines the social life of typical objects moving from Cairo and Damascus to Paris, London, and beyond, uncovers the range of agencies and subjectivities involved in the trade of architectural salvage and historic handicraft, and traces impacts on private interiors, through creative reuse and Revival design, in Egypt, Europe and America. By devoting attention to both local and global engagements with Middle Eastern tangible heritage, the present volume invites to look anew at Orientalism in art and interior design, the canon of Islamic architecture and the translocation of historic works of art"--
: 1 online resource. : Includes bibliographical references and index. : 9789004449886

Published 2020
À l'orientale : collecting, displaying and appropriating Islamic art and architecture in the 19th and early 20th centuries /

: "The present volume offers a collection of essays that examine the mechanisms and strategies of collecting, displaying and appropriating Islamic art in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Many studies in this book concentrate on lesser known collections of Islamic art, situated in Central and Eastern Europe that until now have received little attention from scholars. A section of the volume focuses on the figure of the Swiss collector Henri Moser Charlottenfels, whose important, still largely unstudied collection of Islamic art is now being preserved at the Bernisches Historisches Museum, Switzerland. Contributors to the volume include young researchers and established scholars from Western and Eastern Europe and beyond: Albert Lutz (foreword), Roger Nicholas Balsiger, Moya Carey, Valentina Colonna, Francine Giese, Hélène Guérin, Barbara Karl, Katrin Kaufmann, Sarah Keller, Agnieszka Kluczewska Wójcik, Inessa Kouteinikova, Axel Langer, Maria Medvedeva, Ágnes Sebestyén, Alban von Stockhausen, Ariane Varela Braga, Mercedes Volait. Les contributions de l'ouvrage examinent le mécanisme et les stratégies relatifs à la collection, la présentation et l'appropriation des arts de l'Islam au XIXe siècle et début du XXe siècle. Elles mettent l'accent sur des collections situées en Europe centrale et orientale, lesquelles ont été peu étudiées jusqu'à présent. Une partie de l'ouvrage est dédiée à la figure du collectionneur Suisse Henri Moser Charlottenfels, dont les objets se trouvent aujourd'hui au Bernisches Historisches Museum (Suisse) et qui ont été de même peu étudiés. Les textes émanent de jeunes chercheurs comme de chercheurs confirmés, basés en Europe occidentale et orientale, et au-delà".
: 1 online resource. : Includes bibliographical references and indexes. : 9789004412644