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Middle East Studies: a guide to resources in English: Specialized Subject Encyclopedias & Dictionaries

Selected English-language sources useful for the study of the Middle East and Islam

History, Culture, and Politics

Encyclopedia of the modern Middle East & North Africa (Online) "Covers the modern history of the Middle East and North Africa, with major sections on Colonialism and Imperialism, the World Wars, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the United Nations' involvement in the region. Each country in the region is reviewed, detailing its population, economy, and government."--'About this e-book' page.

Language & Linguistics

Art & Architecture



Literature, Film, and Theatre

Science, Technology, and Medicine

Women and Gender Studies

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