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The Middle East
A Bibliography of Recent Arrivals

For additional titles, please check LIUCAT.

Circulating Collection (5th Floor)

 The Clash of Fundamentalisms: Crusades, Jihads and Modernity
by Tariq Ali
BP163 .A623 2002

Discovering Islam: Making Sense of Muslim History and Society
by Akbar S. Ahmed
BP52 .A35 2002

From Babel to Dragomans: interpreting the Middle East
by Bernard Lewis
DS44 .L48 2004
(Also available in electronic format here)

Islamic Fundamentalism: an Introduction
by Lawrence Davidson
BP60 .D38 2003

Jihad: the Trail of Political Islam
by Gilles Kepel; translated by Anthony F. Roberts
BP173.7 .K453 2002

The Military Balance in the Middle East
by Anthony H. Cordesman
UA832 .C6715 2004

The Multiple Identities of the Middle East
by Bernard Lewis
DS44 .L49 1998

Postmodernism and Islam: Predicament and Promise
by Akbar S. Ahmed
BP163 .A347 2004

The Pursuit of Learning in the Islamic World, 610-2003
by Hunt Janin
AZ771. J36 2005

Rethinking the Middle East
by Efraim Karsh
DS44 .K37 2003

A Shared World: Christians and Muslims in the Early Modern Mediterranean
by Molly Greene
DF901 .C83 G74 2000

Understanding the contemporary Middle East
Edited by Deborah J. Gerner and Jillian Schwedler
DS44 .U473 2004

Reference Collection (3rd Floor)

Companion Encyclopedia of Middle Eastern and North African film
Edited by Oliver Leaman
Ref PN1993.5 .A65 C66 2001
(Also available in electronic format here)

The Continuum Political Encyclopedia of the Middle East
Edited by Avraham Sela
Ref DS62.8 P64 2002

Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa (in 4 volumes)
Edited by Philip Mattar
Ref DS43 .E53 2004 OVSZ

Middle Eastern Literatures and Their Times
by Joyce Moss
Ref PJ807 .M67 2004bx OVSZ

Electronic Books

Great War for Civilisation : The Conquest of the Middle East
by Robert Fisk

Democratization in the Middle East: Experiences, struggles, challenges
Edited by Amin Saikal and Albrecht Schnabel

Periodicals (4th Floor)

Domes: Digest of Middle East Studies
Peer-reviewed journal published by University of Wisconsin
Available online full-text from 1994 to present

Iran & Caucasus: Research Paper from the Caucasian Centre for Iranian Studies
Published by the Caucasian Centre for Iranian Studies
Available online full-text from 2001 to 1 year ago

Middle Eastern Literatures
Peer-reviewed electronic journal
Available online full-text from 2002 to 1 year ago

Video (Media Center, 5th Floor)

The Five Pillars of Islam Son (VHS)
from the series The World of Islam

Inside Iraq with no Place to Hide (VHS)
Narrated by Ramsey Clark (re-release of a 1991 video)
DS79.744 .C58 I575 2002bx

Inside Iran (DVD)
Films for the Humanities & Sciences; produced by ABC News
DS318.8 I57 2004

Iran, Veiled Appearances (VHS)
Produced by Christine Pireaux; written and directed by Thierry Michel
DS318.9 I725 2002

Islam, Empire of Faith (VHS)
Produced and directed by Robert Gardner; a PBS production
BP50 .I853 2000bx

Pakistan Frontline: Staring at the Nuclear Abyss (VHS)
Produced by Journeyman Pictures
DS383.5 I5 P353 2001bx

Relevant Web Sites

Arab Culture and Civilization
Initiated and maintained by the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE)
Reviewed by ACRL

Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP)
Non-profit, non-governmental organization providing information about the Middle East
Reviewed by Library Internet Index (LII.org)


Compiled by P. Tremblay 6/06

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