The Middle East

Busse Library provides these webpages for students and faculty seeking information on countries in the Middle East. Websites reflect a small portion of available government and social resources. Busse Library titles are provided for research needs.

Nations included in this region : Afghanistan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudia Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

Government Resources

Society and Culture Resources

General Resources on Region

Busse Library Resources

  • Burke, Edmund. Struggle and survival in the modern Middle East / c1993. CT1866. S77 1993
  • Efrat, Moshe. Superpowers and client states in the Middle East / 1991. JX1581. M628 S87 1991
  • Freedman, Robert Owen. Moscow and the Middle East : Soviet policy / 1991. DS63.2.S65 F72 1991
  • Goodwin, Jan. Price of honor : Muslim women lift the veil of silence / 1994. HQ1170. G66 1994
  • Kazemi, Farhad. Peasants and politics in the modern Middle East / c1991. DS62.4 .P4 1991
  • Matthews, Eamonn. The Gulf War. c1996. Video DS 79.72 .G85
  • Owen, Edward Roger John. State, power, and politics in the making of the modern Middle / 1992. DS63. O94 1992
  • Sasson, Jack M. Civilizations of the ancient Near East / 1995. DS57. C55 1995 Ref
  • Simon, Reeva S. Encyclopedia of the modern Middle East / c1996. DS43. E53 1996 Ref
  • Vicker, Ray. The kingdom of oil; the Middle East : its people / [1974] HD9576.N36 V52


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