AUC Press

 

The American University in Cairo Press, founded in 1960, celebrated its 50th anniversary. Today the leading English-language publishing house in the Middle East, its goals and purposes reflect and support the mission of The American University in Cairo in education, research, and cultural exchange, through professional publishing programs and international bookselling services. The AUC Press publishes annually up to 100 wide-ranging academic texts and general interest books on ancient and modern Egypt and the Middle East, as well as Arabic literature in translation, for distribution worldwide, and maintains a backlist of more than 1500 high-quality scholarly, literary, and general interest publications. Through its bookstores and distributors in Egypt and abroad, the AUC Press sells more than 500,000 books every year and licenses foreign editions of Arab writers in 40 languages, including the works of the late Egyptian Nobel laureate Naguib Mahfouz, and international bestseller Alaa Al Aswany.

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Collections in this community

  • This collection contains issues of the publications catalog from the AUC Press at the American University in Cairo.
  • This collection includes issues of the e-newsletter published electronically by the AUC Press at the American University in Cairo.
  • This collection includes bibliographies of books published by the AUC Press at the American University in Cairo.

Recent Submissions

  • American University in Cairo. AUC Press (American University in Cairo Press, 2016-11-21)
  • American University in Cairo. AUC Press (American University in Cairo Press, 2016-11-21)
    If you wonder what it was like to cruise the Nile in the old days of steam and sail, you need look no further than On the Nile in the Golden Age of Travel (page 22), in which Andrew Humphreys (author of Grand Hotels of ...
  • American University in Cairo. AUC Press (American University in Cairo Press, 2016-11-21)
    This season we are proud to be publishing the second part of Jason Thompson’s acclaimed history of Egyptology, Wonderful Things (pages 2–3). The first part, published earlier this year, garnered exceptional praise ...
  • American University in Cairo. AUC Press (American University in Cairo Press, 2016-11-21)
    Since the arrival of the Muslims in Egypt in the seventh century, mosques have been built in all periods and in many styles, in cities, villages, and oases from north to south. The Mosques of Egypt (page 14), by renowned ...
  • American University in Cairo. AUC Press (American University in Cairo Press, 2016-11-21)
    The pyramids of Abusir were built in the Fifth Dynasty, but the site remained sacred for another two thousand years until the Late Period, revered as the Realm of Osiris. In a completely new and up-to-date review, Miroslav ...