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Middle Eastern Studies

Resources and content of interest for researchers and students of Middle Eastern Studies



US Declassified Documents Online

Government Publications

A guide for finding government publications at Alexander Library (international publications are in aisles 21-24 on the first floor of Alexander library). 

Israel in the Middle East : documents and readings on society, politics, and foreign relations, pre-1948 to the present, Rabinovich, Itamar, 1942-; Reinharz, Jehuda,  Alexander Library, Stacks DS126.5.I784 2008

Palestine Digest:: 1971-78 LAS I43.3 R.U.L.

UNESCO: Middle East Interlude: Asian Workers Abroad

INT UNE R95 M62 (1986)

and UNESCO Teaching and Research in International Law in Asia and the Pacific R95 L41 (1994)

UNESCO Dynamics of Nation Building R95 N27 (1983) and (1985).

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Documents Pertinent to Middle Eastern Issues 

A small group of documents on the Middle East.

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Documents on the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict from before Israel's founding to the present-day.

Documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis

This document collection primarily has documents on the Iranian Nuclear Crisis from 2006-2008, but it does have some documents and background information on Iran in the 1950s and some scattered years before the 2000s. 

Documents on International Energy

Wisconsin University has some official US government documents on the Middle East from 1950-1960.

The Avalon Project

A project run by Yale law school, it has documents on the Middle East from 1916-2001. 

The Wilson Center: China and the Middle East/North Africa and Emir Farid Chehab collection

The Wilson Center primarily has documents dealing with China and the Middle East during the Mao period. It also had documents from Emir Farid Chehab, who was a important person in Lebanon from 1943 to the 1970s. 


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