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Shaneela Rowah Al-Qamar

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Shaneela Rowah Al-Qamar has taken her passions in fragrances further, in writing a book about the history of fragrance in Arabian and Islamic history.  Shaneela has also explored her passion in food, by keeping to the same themes of exploring the history of food.  The two-volume exciting mini short series, is titled The Origins of Modern Western Society in Islamic History. The aim of this series is to highlight the great contributions to our modern lives in the west, that the Islamic and Arab worlds have given us. It’s also a celebration of the achievements of the Islamic and Arab parts of the world, reminding us about the origins of the different aspects of our day to day life. This series is an on-going project.  

 

Apart from this, Shaneela Rowah Al-Qamar has written a short poetic-style book, about her time living in Egypt, details of which follows.  These are all available on Amazon worldwide.

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A fantastic look at the cultural and Islamic history of Fine Fragrance.

This short book will take you on a journey through the history of Arabia's

and Islam's beautifully prized tradition of fine fragrance...right through

to the use of the mysterious scent today. Join us in our journey through

the spiritual realms of this fine commodity.

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This is the second volume, as part of the exciting mini short series,

titled The Origins of Modern Western Society in Islamic History. The aim of this series is to highlight the great contributions to our modern lives in

the west, that the Islamic and Arab worlds have given us. It’s also a

celebration of the achievements of the Islamic and Arab parts of the world,

reminding us about the origins of the different aspects of our day to day

life. This particular volume looks at food, in the contexts of historically

important periods of time in western history. Since western civilization

has its roots in Europe, the book focuses of the historical aspects of that

region in the context of food. This will allow the opportunity for the

reader to understand how the New World, namely the US, Canada and Latin America came to benefit from the fruits of the historical events that

occurred in Europe, in terms of the journey of the foods that they and we

all enjoy today.

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The Travellers Tale, comprises a small collection of short stories about

Egypt, written during Shaneela Rowah Al-Qamar's time living there. She was based in the 'Jewel of the Mediterranean', the ancient city of Alexandria and this book takes you through a magical journey, to travel through the history of this ancient land, envisage a picture of the modern Egyptian psyche through tales about the Egyptian people of today and the people of this land's history. The stories are set in both the awe-inspiring

Alexandria and Cairo, and Egypt is described through a unique form of both storytelling and poetry, delivering a style of writing both unique to

Shaneela's writing style, whilst also complementing the literary style of

Egypt's native language - Arabic. This book portrays Egypt in the eyes of a

foreigner and from the perspective of a foreigner, and it is to document

the feelings and emotions that a foreigner living in Egypt experiences, addressing all that has become both stereotypical about Egypt, in terms of its people and its famous contribution to the history of civilisation.