Re: H-SHGAPE Question of the Week: The Urban Landscape in Microcosm

Surely Janet Ore's work on Seattle's Craftsman bungalows, which informed my thesis on bungalows in small towns of the Intermountain West, would qualify here. But yes, we definitely need more work on this!

Ore, Janet D. _The Seattle Bungalow: People and Houses, 1900 – 1940._ Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2006.

CFP - "Working in Egypt in the 19th Century," 30-31 March 2018 (AUC, Cairo)

Dear Colleagues, 
It gives us great pleasure to share with you the Call for Papers for our upcoming Annual History Seminar organized by the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, American University in Cairo. 
 
American University in Cairo
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations
Annual History Seminar
 
Working in Egypt in the 19th Century

Book Announcement - Marcus Milwright, Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology

From: Marcus Milwright
Date: 7 June 2017
 
Dear Colleagues,
 
I am delighted to announce the publication of my Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology (Edinburgh UP, 2017). This collection of written sources (dating from the seventh to the twentieth centuries) explores numerous aspects of the crafts of the Middle East from the processing of raw materials to the manufacture of finished artefacts.

Announcement - Crafts of Syria, new online teaching and research resource

From: Marcus Milwright
Date: 7 June 2017
 
Dear Colleagues,
 
I am writing to let you know about a new online teaching and research resource:  http://craftsofsyria.uvic.ca
 
The site is devoted to the crafts of Syria and records evidence for traditional modes of manufacturing across the country.
Subscribe to RSS - Arts and Crafts