This website is devoted to exploring American fascination with Egypt and its history. Primary Source documents can be found by browsing the Historical Sources page or by searching through the advanced search page. Secondary literature that addresses topics such as art & architecture, history, literature, religion, and science can be browsed through the scholarship page. The web resources page contains a list of helpful websites related to the topics of the site and the search page is an advanced search that allows users to search for specific items and articles.
is Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at George Mason University. His book, Egypt Land: Race and Nineteenth-Century American Egyptomania (Durham: Duke University Press, 2004), is a study of the relationship between the cultural politics of race and nineteenth-century American Egyptomania.
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