eBook The Nile: An Encyclopedia of Geography, History, and Culture, 1st Edition

  • John A. Shoup
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  • ISBN-10: 1440840415
  • ISBN-13: 9781440840418
  • DDC: 962.003
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 420 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released December 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

This book provides an avenue for students to explore the Nile—the world's longest river—and better understand its larger role in society in the past, present, and future.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Thematic Essays.
1: Geography of the Nile.
2: History of the Nile.
3: Religions of the Nile.
4: Politics and the Nile.
5: Culture of the Nile.
6: Legends about the Nile.
7: Environmental Issues of the Nile.
8: Controversies of the Nile.
Topical Entries.
9: A.
10: ‘Abd Al-Halim Hafiz (1929–1977).
11: Abu Simbel.
12: Abydos.
13: Ahmad Rifa’at Tahtawi (1801–1873).
14: Ahmad ‘Urabi (1841–1911).
15: Alexandria.
16: Al-Sadiq Al-Mahdi (1935–Present).
17: Ancient Egyptian Religion.
18: Aswan.
19: Aswan Dam, Low and High.
20: Atbara River.
21: B.
22: Bahr Al-Ghazal River.
23: Baker, Samuel (1821–1893), and Baker, Florence (1841–1916).
24: Barring, Sir Evelyn (Lord Cromer) (1841–1917).
25: Blue Nile River.
26: Bonaparte, Napoleon (1769–1821).
27: Bruce, James (1730–1794).
28: Buganda.
29: Bujagali Falls.
30: Bunyoro.
31: Burton, Sir Richard Francis (1821–1890).
32: C.
33: Cairo.
34: Cataracts of the Nile.
35: Churchill, Winston (1874–1965).
36: Coptic Christianity.
37: Coptic Churches and Monasteries.
38: Coptic Museum.
39: D.
40: Damietta.
41: Dendara.
42: Dinka.
43: Disuq.
44: E.
45: Edfu.
46: Egyptian Gods.
47: Egyptology.
48: Emin Pasha (Eduard Schnitzer) (1840–1892).
49: Ethiopia (Abyssinia).
50: F.
51: Fashoda (Kodok).
52: Fayyum.
53: Felucca (Falukkah).
54: G.
55: Giza.
56: Gonder.
57: Gondokoro.
58: Gordon, Charles George (1833–1885).
59: Grant, James Augustus (1827–1892).
60: H.
61: Haile Selassie I (R. 1916–1974).
62: Hasan Al-Turabi (1932–2016).
63: History of Egypt: Ancient.
64: History of Egypt: Islamic Period.
65: History of Egypt: Ptolemaic and Roman Periods.
66: History of Southern Sudan.
67: History of Sudan: Ancient Kush and Nubia.
68: History of Sudan: Arrival of Christianity and Islam.
69: History of Sudan: Modern Period.
70: I.
71: Idi Amin Dada (1928–2003).
72: Islam on the Nile.
73: Islamic Monuments.
74: Islamic Museum.
75: J.
76: Jamal ‘Abd Al-Nasir (Gamal Abdel Nasser) (1918–1970).
77: Jinja, Ripon Falls, and Owen Falls Dam.
78: Jonglei Canal.
79: Juba.
80: Judaism on the Nile.
81: K.
82: Kampala.
83: Kassala.
84: Khartoum and Omdurman.
85: Khedive Isma‘Il (1830–1895).
86: Khedive Tawfiq (1852–1892).
87: King Faruq (1920–1965).
88: Kitchener, Horatio Herbert (1850–1916).
89: Kom Ombo.
90: L.
91: Lake Albert.
92: Lake Kyoga.
93: Lake Mariut.
94: Lake Nasser.
95: Lake Tana.
96: Lake Victoria.
97: Lane, Edward William (1801–1876).
98: Luxor.
99: M.
100: Mahmudiyyah Canal.
101: Malakal.
102: Mansurah.
103: Menelik II (1889–1913).
104: Mengistu Haile Mariam (R. 1977–1991).
105: Meroe.
106: Muhammad Ahmad, The Mahdi (C. 1844–1885).
107: Muhammad ‘Ali (1769–1849).
108: Muhammad Anwar Al-Sadat (1917–1981).
109: Muhammad Husni Mubarak (1928–).
110: Murchison Falls.
111: Museum of Egyptian Antiquities: The Egyptian Museum, Cairo.
112: Museveni, Yoweri (1944–Present).
113: Mutesa I (R. 1856–1884).
114: N.
115: Najib Mahfuz (1911–2006).
116: Nile Delta.
117: Nuba.
118: Nuba Mountains.
119: Nubar Pasha (1825–1899).
120: Nubians.
121: Nuer.
122: P.
123: Pharaonic Temples.
124: R.
125: Rashid.
126: Rastafaris (Rastafarians Or Rastas).
127: Religious Holidays and Celebrations.
128: Ruwenzori Mountains (Rwenzori).
129: S.
130: Saad Zaghlul (1859–1927).
131: Sennar.
132: Sennar, The Funj State.
133: Shilluk.
134: Speke, John Hanning (1827–1864).
135: Stanley, Henry Morton (1841–1904).
136: Sudd, The.
137: Sufism and Sufi Brotherhoods.
138: T.
139: Taha Hussein (1889–1973).
140: Tanta.
141: Tawfiq Al-Hakim (1898–1987).
142: Tayib Salih (1929–2009).
143: Thesiger, Wilfred (1910–2003).
144: Tis Isat Falls.
145: Traditional Religions of Southern Sudan.
146: U.
147: Umm Kulthum (C. 1898–1975).
148: ‘Uthman Diqna (C. 1840–1926).
149: W.
150: Wadi Halfa.
151: Western Christianity on the Nile.
152: White Nile River.
153: Wingate, Orde (1903–1944).
154: Y.
155: Yohannes IV (R. 1872–1889).
156: Yusuf Wahbi Bey (1897–1982).
Primary Documents.
157: Document 1: Hymn to Nut, the Sky-Goddess, and Hymn to Ra, the Sun-God.
158: Document 2: The Book of the Dead.
159: Document 3: The Story of the Shipwrecked Sailor.
160: Document 4: The Story of Sinuhe.
161: Document 5: The Peasant and the Workman.
162: Document 6: What Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.
163: Document 7: A Walk Across Africa.
164: Document 8: How I Found Livingstone.
165: Document 9: Exchange of Notes between Her Majesty’s Government in the United Kingdom and the Egyptian Government on the Use of Waters of the Nile for Irrigation.
166: Document 10: United Arab Republic and Sudan Agreement (with Annexes) for the Full Utilization of the Nile Waters.
167: Document 11: U.S. Statement on Aswan High Dam.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Author and Contributors.
Index.