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The Modern Middle East: Books

Reference Sources & Bibliography

Here are a few suggested reference books for you.  You'll find many more in the Library Catalog and in this Bibliography: The Modern Middle East

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Where to Browse the Stacks

Call Numbers:

  • 320 - Political Science (Politics and Governmen)
  • 900 - 909  World History
  • 910 - 919  Geography and travel
  • 956 - Middle East 

Suggested Search Terms to Use

Subject Headings: To narrow your search, add one of these:
Arab-Israeli Conflict -- Causes
Arab Americans -- History
Iran -- History -- 20th Century -- Historiography
Israel-Arab War, 1948-1949 -- Maps
Israel -- History -- 1948-1967 -- Politics and government
World War, 1914-1918 -- Social conditions
Zionism -- Politics -- Sources
  -- Foreign Relations
  -- International relations
  -- Public policy
  For primary sources, add one of these:
  -- Speeches
  -- Correspondence
  -- Manuscripts