Week Three. September 19 and 21
Florence and Cairo through history/civic layout.
Both cities today: What do they look like? And how did they get that way? What does the topography of scholarship look like?
Read: Alsayyad, pp. 1-93; Lewis, pp. 3-118; Make sure you spend some time during and after your reading studying the maps of Florence and Cairo both in the books and online, check websites provided
Recommended reading: Review text and plans in Nicholas Warner (on reserve)