The Doctor and the Pasha: Travels of Alessandro Ricci (Publication Subsidy)

The Doctor and the Pasha is the English-translated critical edition, with notes and introductory chapters, of fascinating travel account written in 1826 by Italian physician and draftsman Alessandro Ricci. Project Director: Daniele Salvoldi

The Doctor and the Pasha is the English-translated critical edition, with notes and introductory chapters, of fascinating travel account written in 1826 by Italian physician and draftsman Alessandro Ricci. The account was the topic of the Project Director’s PhD dissertation in Egyptology (University of Pisa, 2011). Subsequent research conducted in Dorchester, Kingston, Lacy, Paris and Bristol unearthed a new, valuable information that was incorporated into the present manuscript. Publication of this work would add greatly to the growing corpus of exploration literature on nineteenth-century Egypt as well as bring to light obscure sources important to the early history of Egyptology.

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Location: Organiser(s): American University in Cairo Project partner(s): The American University in Cairo Press Funder(s): American Research Center in Egypt - Antiquities Endowment Fund Grant Funding received: $20,987 Commencement Date: 07/2016 Project Status: Completed
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