Among Believers and Traders
Good day, come in, so lovely to see you! What a beautiful day for a betrothal.
The 19th century was a period of exploration. Europeans traveling to foreign lands, daring to be immersed in new cultures vastly different from the customs found in their motherland. This tale is of two individuals, a woman: Frances Macnab, and a man: Philip Trotter, traveling independently from…
Harem Life in Egypt and Constantinople
A Description of the Country and its People
Sweet-meats and intellect in the harem of 19th century Cairo
…A descriptive account of the manners, customs, superstitions, and occupations of the people of the Nile Valley, the desert, and the Red Sea Coast, with sketches of the natural history and geology