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Books in the Library
Here are just some of the books the library has on this topic.
Sources in the History of the Modern Middle East
by Akram Fouad Khater
Call Number: 956.04 KHA
Publication Date: 2010
This unique primary source reader provides first-hand accounts of the events described in Middle Eastern history survey texts. The text is organized into ten chapters featuring chapter introductions and headnotes. The primary source documents cover the late 18th century through the beginning of the 21st, exploring political, social, economic, and cultural history and infusing the volume with the voices of real people.
The Middle East Conflict
by Tom Pendergast; Sara Pendergast; Ralph Zerbonia
Call Number: REF 956 PEN
Publication Date: 2005
Provides a lucid, comprehensive and objective overview of the people, events and documents that are key to understanding the region. The Almanac covers the roots of the conflict and traces developments to the present day.
Biographical Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa
Publication Date: 2007
This book will have background information on some of the key players in the region.
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