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Resource Guide:
Middle East Politics

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Political Institutions and Public Administration Middle East JQ 1758 - 1852
Political Institutions and Public Administration Arab CountriesJQ 1850
Political Institutions and Public Administration Islamic Countries JQ 1852
Arab-Israeli Conflict DS 119.75
Islam and State BP 173.6

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Middle East politics and government
  • Middle East – Administrative and Political Divisions – Maps
  • Middle East – Foreign relations
  • Jewish-Arab relations
  • Arabian Peninsula – Politics and Government – Bibliography
  • Egypt – Politics and Government 1970-1981
  • Palestinian National Authority
  • Israel-Arab War, 1967
  • Suez Canal (Egypt)
  • Iraq – Boundaries – Iran
  • Petroleum – Middle East

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
A history of Iran: empire of the mind DS 272 .A94 2008
Israel in the Middle East : documents and readings…pre-1948 to the presentDS 126.5 .I784 2007
The forever warDS 79.76 .F53 2008
The making of a human bomb: an ethnography of Palestinian resistance HV 6433 .P25 A28 2009
The peace business money and power in the Palestine-Israel conflicte-Book
Iraqi Kurdistan political development and emergent democracy e-Book
Middle East patterns: places, peoples, and politics DS 49.7 .H377 1989
The politics of Palestinian nationalism DS 119.7 .Q7 1973

Selected Research Databases

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Middle East Review of International Affairs
  • Middle East
  • Middle East Monitor: The Gulf
  • Middle East Policy
  • Middle Eastern Studies
  • Israel Affairs
  • Palestine-Israel Journal of Politics, Economics and Culture
  • British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies

Selected Websites and Digital Archives