My flat
Nostalgia and al-zaman al-gamiil (the ‘beautiful old times’)
in Cairo collages
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Time and again, this chapter provides detailed descriptions of a flat in the quarter of Doqi and the daily interaction with the neighbourhood. It describes street life and the expansion of popular cafés. It also focuses on the lively soundscape of schools of the neighbourhood together with state propaganda songs played in schools.

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Everyday life practices after the event


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