Table of contents for The medieval Nile : route, navigation, and landscape in Islamic Egypt / John P. Cooper.

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1. Introduction
Part I: The Geography of the Early Islamic and Medieval Nile
2. Imagining the Nile
3. The pre-Islamic Nile Delta
4. The Western Delta in the Islamic Era
5. The Eastern Delta in the Islamic Era
6. The Bahr Yusuf
Part II: Navigation on the Nile
7. Embarcation
8. The Nile Flood Cycle
9. Wind, Current and Human Labour
10. Local Hazards: Rapids, Mouths and Mountains
11. Nile Journey Times
12 Onward Connections: the Mediterranean and Red Seas
Part III: Ports, harbours and the navigational landscape
13. Ports in the riverscape
14. The ports of al-Fustat and Cairo
15. Ports of the Western Delta
16. Ports of the Eastern Delta
17 Ports of the Red Sea
18. Conclusion
Appendix 1: Atlas of Historical Cartography
Appendix 2: Locator Maps
Appendix 3: Gazetteer

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Navigation -- Nile River.
Nile River -- History.
Egypt -- History -- 1250-1517.
Egypt -- History -- 1517-1882.
Navigation. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01035085
Egypt. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01208755
Nile River. -- fast -- (OCoLC)fst01242174