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Midnight in Cairo

The Divas of Egypt's Roaring '20s

Raphael Cormack

One of the world’s most multicultural cities, twentieth-century Cairo was a magnet for the ambitious and talented. During the 1920s and ’30s, a vibrant music, theater, film, and cabaret scene flourished, defining what it meant to be a “modern” Egyptian. Women came to dominate the Egyptian entertainment industry—as stars of the stage and screen but ...
Publish Date
2021
March 9
Goodreads rating
4.08
ISBN
9780393541137
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Mar 19, 2021
A delightful book about an era long ago gone. The cosmopolitan culture of the Middle East because it was seen as associated with colonialism has unfortunately been extinguished over the last century      source