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These photos of “The City of a Thousand Minarets” from the turn of the century to the 1930s capture it at a time of rapid sprawl and population growth, as its residents chafe against a British occupation which lasted from 1882 to 1956….Under the rule of Isma’il Pasha from 1863 to 1879, newer sections of the city were built with modern, Paris-style boulevards and avenues, moving the heart of the city away from historic Old Cairo.
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As promised in my last blog post, I am going to use this blog post to talk more extensively about our Latino Conservation Week experiences at Northeastern University. 1,872 more words
Every month, scores of federal funding opportunity announcements are posted to Grants.gov. Here are five highlights from this week by the Department of the Interior, the Department of Education, National Archives and Records Administration, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Commerce. 385 more words