The Cotton Plantation Remembered: An Egyptian Family Story #2020

The Cotton Plantation Remembered: An Egyptian Family Story By Mona Abaza The Cotton Plantation Remembered An Egyptian Family Story Cotton made the fortune of the Fuda family Egyptian landed gentry with peasant origins during the second part of the nineteenth century This story narrated and photographed by a family member who h
  • Title: The Cotton Plantation Remembered: An Egyptian Family Story
  • Author: Mona Abaza
  • ISBN: 9789774165719
  • Page: 353
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Cotton Plantation Remembered: An Egyptian Family Story By Mona Abaza
    The Cotton Plantation Remembered: An Egyptian Family Story By Mona Abaza Cotton made the fortune of the Fuda family, Egyptian landed gentry with peasant origins, during the second part of the nineteenth century This story, narrated and photographed by a family member who has researched and documented various aspects of her own history, goes well beyond the family photo album to become an attempt to convey how cotton, as the main catalyst and cCotton made the fortune of the Fuda family, Egyptian landed gentry with peasant origins, during the second part of the nineteenth century This story, narrated and photographed by a family member who has researched and documented various aspects of her own history, goes well beyond the family photo album to become an attempt to convey how cotton, as the main catalyst and creator of wealth, produced by the beginning of the twentieth century two entirely separate worlds one privileged and free, the other surviving at a level of bare subsistence, and indentured.The construction of lavish mansions in the Nile Delta countryside and the landowners adoption of European lifestyles are juxtaposed visually with the former laborers camp of the permanent workers, which became a village Izba , and then an urbanized settlement The story is retold from the perspective of both the landowners and the former workers who were tied to the Izba The book includes family photo albums, photographs of political campaigns and of banquets in the countryside, documents and accounting books, modern portraits of the peasants, and pictures of daily life in the village today This is a story that fuses the personal and emotional with the scholar s detached ethnographic reporting a truly fascinating, informative, and colorful view of life on both sides of a uniquely Egyptian socio economic institution, and a vanished world the cotton estate.
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    About “Mona Abaza

    • Mona Abaza

      Mona Abaza is a Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, and Egyptology at the American University in Cairo.Abaza received her B.A in Political Science from the American University in Cairo, Egypt 1982 , her M.A in Sociology from the University of Durham, UK 1986 and her Ph.D from the University of Bielefeld 1990 She is currently a visiting Professor of Islamology in the Department of Theology at Lund University Abaza is the former Chair of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Egyptology and Psychology at the American University in Cairo 2007 2009 Previously, she has been a visiting scholar in Singapore at the Institute for South East Asian Studies ISEAS 1990 1992 , Kuala Lumpur 1995 96, Paris EHESS 1994, Berlin Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg 1996 97 , Leiden IIAS, 2002 2003 , Wassenaar NIAS, 2006 2007 and Bellagio Rockefeller Foundation 2005.Research Interests Religious and cultural networks between the Middle East and Southeast Asia, the Hadhrami diaspora in Southeast Asia, and consumer culture and the art market in Egypt.

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