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Author Humphreys, Andrew, 1965- author.

Title On the Nile : in the golden age of travel / Andrew Humphreys ; [photography by Gary Ombler].

Publication Info. Cairo, Egypt ; New York, NY : The American University in Cairo Press, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Non-Fiction - NSLY-11  962 HUM    AVAILABLE
 River Valley DL Adult Non-Fiction - RVLG-1  916.201 HUMPH    AVAILABLE
Description 184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 178-179) and index.
Contents Miss Riggs goes abroad : Thomas Cook's first guided tour to Egypt and up the Nile -- Four months in a Dahabiya : early visitors under sail on the Nile -- A monopoly on the Nile : Thomas Cook and son become masters of the river -- Cook goes to war : Cook & Son's role in the British-Egyptian campaigns in Sudan -- Floating palaces : Cook & Son's new fleet of first-class Nile river steamers -- Life aboard : the attractions and diversions of cruising the Nile under steam -- Egypt, Arabia, and Sudan : competition on the Nile and three new Cook & Son steamers -- Death on the Nile : a dead pharaoh, multiple murders, and the threat of the railways -- The end of the Cook & Son era and the emergence of the modern Nile cruise business -- The Nile fleets : An A-Z of steamers used on the Nile passenger services from the 1880s until the Second World War.
Subject Thomas Cook (Firm)
Thomas Cook (Firm)
Thomas Cook (Firm) (OCoLC)fst00556081
Chronological Term 1800 - 1999
Subject Steamboats -- Egypt.
Steamboats. (OCoLC)fst01132443
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Nile River Valley -- Description and travel -- 19th century.
Nile River Valley -- Description and travel -- 20th century.
Egypt -- Description and travel.
Egypt. (OCoLC)fst01208755
Nile River Valley. (OCoLC)fst01274166
Added Author Ombler, Gary.
ISBN 9789774166938

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