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FYS157: Syria Beyond the Headlines: Home

Fall 2020, S. Heydemann

Background and historical research

Websites

Try the custom Google search on the News & Websites tab.

Finding Books

Connect:  Five College Library Catalog
Searching by Subject isn't always straightforward.

Try a KEYWORDS ANYWHERE search to find a few relevant titles. Then click on the subject headings on those records to continue your search, or look up a book you've come across and use the subjects to find more on the topic.

"Subject Begins With...."   Examples:

Syria -- History -- Civil War, 2011-
Syria -- Emigration and immigration
Syria -- Foreign relations -- 21st century
Syria -- History -- 20th century
Syria -- Politics and government
Assad, Bashar, 1965-
Refugees -- Syria

Articles and more in-depth materials

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Sika Berger

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413-585-2963
sberger@smith.edu
Young Library 204
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