The BA Publishes the Book Alexandria: Past and Present

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The Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center (Alex Med), affiliated to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Academic Sector, published a book entitled Alexandria: Past and Present, by Engineer Mohammed Al-Awwad and Ms. Yasmine Hussein, with a foreword by Dr. Moustafa El-Feki, Director of the BA. El-Feki stressed the role of the BA in presenting to the public all the material related to the past, present, and future of Alexandria, in order to raise cultural awareness about the city.

The book takes the reader on a journey through time and space across the city of Alexandria, highlighting its streets, squares, and gardens at the turn of the twentieth century as well as in the present time.