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Rudolph Peters and the history of modern Egyptian law,” in Maaike Van Berkel, Leon Buskens and Petra Sijpesteijn, eds., Legal Documents as Sources for the History of Muslim Societies: Studies in Honour of Professor Rudolph Peters, (Leiden: Brill, 2017), 12-35.

The crisis of the humanities in Egypt,” Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, 37:1, May 2017, 142-148.

Mehmed Ali dynasty, an article in The Encyclopedia of Empire , ed. John M. MacKenzie (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell, 2016).

Dissecting the modern Egyptian stateInternational Journal of Middle East Studies, 47:3 (2015), pp. 559-562.

Opening politics’ black box: Reflections on the 
past, present and future of the Egyptian 
Revolution,” in Raja Shehadeh and Penny Johnson, eds. Shifting Sands: The Unravelling of the Old Order in the Middle East (London: Profile Books, 2015), pp. 69-81.

“The essence of Alexandria,” pt. 1, Manifesta Journal, # 14, January 2012, pp. 64-72.

“The essence of Alexandria,” pt. 2, Manifesta Journal, # 16, December 2012, pp. 22-27.

“Hosni Mubarak”, an article in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics, ed. Joel Krieger, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).

“The birth of the secular individual: medical and legal methods of identification in 19th-century Egypt”, in Keith Breckenridge and Simon Szerter, eds., Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012), pp. 335-356.

“Muhammad Ali” an article in The Princeton Encyclopedia of Islamic Political Thought, eds. Gerhard Bowering, Patricia Crone, Wadad Kadi, Devin J. Stewart, Muhammad Qasim Zaman (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012), pp. 376-77.

The responsibility of Arab governments in the war on Iraq,” in World Tribunal on Iraq, ed. Müge Gürsoy Sökmen (Northampton, Mass.: Olive Branch Press, 2008), pp. 108-113.

Muhammad ‘Ali et la nation égyptienne,” in Bonaparte et l’Égypte: Feu et lumières (Paris: Institut du Monde Arabe, 2008), pp. 324-329.

Muhammad ‘Ali” in The Encylclopedia of Western Colonialism, ed. Thomas Benjamin, (Detroit: Macmillan Reference, 2006), v. 2, pp. 808-09.

“Modernizing Cairo: A revisionist account,” in Making Cairo Medieval, eds. Nezar AlSayyad, Irene A. Bierman, and Nasser Rabbat. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2005, pp. 173-199.

“For Cavafy, with love and squalor: Some critical notes on the history and historiography of modern Alexandria,” in Alexandria, Real and Imagined, ed. Anthony Hirst and Michael Silk. London: Ashgate, 2004, pp. 263-280.

“Towards a social history of modern Alexandria,” in Alexandria, Real and Imagined, ed. Anthony Hirst and Michael Silk. London: Ashgate, 2004, pp. 281-306.

“Justice, law and pain in Khedival Egypt,” in Standing Trial: Law and the Person in the Modern Middle East, ed. Baudouin Dupret. London: I.B. Tauris, 2004, pp. 85-116.

“Mutiny in Mehmed Ali’s New Nizamî Army, April-May 1824,” International Journal of Turkish Studies, v. 8, nos. 1-2, Spring 2002, pp. 129-138.

“Prostitution in nineteenth-century Egypt,” in Outside In: On the Margins of the Modern Middle East, ed. Eugene Rogan. London: I.B. Tauris, 2002.

An olfactory tale of two cities: Cairo in the nineteenth century” in Historians in Cairo: Essays in Honor of George Scanlon, ed. Jill Edwards. Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2002, pp. 155-187.

Medicine and Power: Towards a social history of medicine in nineteenth-century Egypt,” Cairo Papers in the Social Sciences, Volume 23, No. 2, Summer 2000, pp. 1-45.

“Medical Conditions in Egyptian Prisons in the Nineteenth Century,” in Marginal Voices in Literature and Society: Individual and Society in the Mediterranean Muslim World, ed. Robin Ostle. Strasbourg: European Science Foundation, 2000, pp. 135-153.

“The police and the people in nineteenth-century Egypt”, Die Welt des Islams, 39 (1999), pp. 1-38.

“The legal history of Ottoman Egypt,” Islamic Law and Society, 6 (1999), pp. 129-135. (with Rudolph Peters).

“The anatomy of Justice: Forensic medicine and criminal law in nineteenth-century Egypt,” Islamic Law and Society, 6 (1999), pp. 224-271.

“The nation and its deserters: Conscription in Mehmed Ali’s army,” International Review of Social History, 43 (1998), pp. 421-436.

“Women, medicine and power in nineteenth-century Egypt,” in Remaking Women: Feminism and Modernity in the Middle East, ed. Lila Abu-Lughod. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1998, pp. 35-72.

“Law, medicine and society in nineteenth-century Egypt,” Egypte/Monde arabe, no. 34, 2e semestre, 1998, pp. 17-51.

“The era of Mehmed Ali Pasha, 1805-1848”, in The Cambridge History of Egypt, vol. 2, ed. Martin Daly. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1998, pp. 139-180.

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