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HST307: US-Arab Relations in Historical Perspective   Tags: arab history, fall11, hst, hst 307, relations, sbaiti, united states  

Fall 2011, N. Sbaiti
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Maps & Atlases

Historical Atlas of Islam
Call Number: ref G 1786 .S1 F7 2002

Historical Atlas of the Middle East
Call Number: ref G 2206 .S1 F7 1993


General Background

Use scholarly encyclopedias and dictionaries, such as those below, for an overview of your topic, definitions, a list of suggested readings, and (sometimes) a lead on related primary source material.
Cambridge Histories Online
Includes the Cambridge Modern History and other topical histories such as Cambridge History of Christianity, Cambridge History of Iran, Cambridge History of Islam, etc.

Encyclopedia of American Foreign Policy (3 vols.)
Call Number: ref E 183.7 .E52 2002

Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450 (3 vols.)
Call Number: ref JV 22 .E535 2007

Encyclopedia of Nationalism (2 vols.)
Call Number: ref JC 311 .E52 2001

World War I: Encyclopedia (5 vols.)
Call Number: ref D 510 .E53 2005

Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars: The United States in the Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq Conflicts (5 vols.)
Call Number: ref DS 63.1 .E453 2010

Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Reference content & commentary by renowned scholars, plus Qur'anic materials, primary sources, images, maps & timelines. Includes Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World and other core reference works on Islam.

Encyclopaedia of Islam, 2nd ed. (12 vols.)
Call Number: ref DS 37 .E523

Encyclopedia of Islam and the Muslim World (2 vols.)
Call Number: ref BP 40 .E525 2004

Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Culture (5 vols.)
Call Number: ref BP 173.4 .E538 2003

Encyclopaedia of the Qurʼān (6 vols.)
Call Number: ref BP 133 .E539 2001

Encyclopedia of Women and World Religion (2 vols.)
Call Number: ref BL 458 .E53 1999

Encyclopedia of Religion (16 vols.)
Call Number: ref BL 31 .E46 2005

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