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Middle Eastern Studies: Intro

This guide is an introduction to Middle Eastern Studies.

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This LibGuide provides a short introduction to information on Middle Eastern Studies.  It includes general resources, films, books, ebooks and scholarly articles. Middle East can a vague term used to describe the countries of and bordering the Arabian Pennisula or it can be a broad term used to include parts of western asia and north africa with a strong Islamic influence.  It usually includes Israel. The Middle East can include:

  • Afganistan
  • Algeria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Bahrain
  • Egypt
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait
  • Kyrgestan
  • Lebanan
  • Libya
  • Mauritania
  • Moracco
  • Oman
  • Palestinian Territories
  • Pakistan
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tunisia
  • Turkey
  • Turkmenistan
  • United Arab Emerites (UAE)
  • Uzbekistan
  • Yemen

General Resources on the Middle East

Here are a few general resources, like encyclopedias, to help introduce you to information on the Middle East.

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