Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/storyofcairo00laneialaA book on Cairo, Egypt, and its history that was shaped by Jews, Christians, and especially Muslims over hundreds of years.
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Art, Design & Architecture; *Non-fiction/History; *Non-fiction/Travel & Geography
Keywords that describe the book: africa, egypt, Cairo
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End of recording:"Section # of The Story of Cairo. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "The Story of Cairo, by Stanley Lane-Poole. Section Number and Title as per the magic window."
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