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Near East Collection: Bibliography of Selected Reference Materials

Bibliography of Selected Reference Materials

The Near East curator at the Yale University Library has listed here a number of reference materials which may be used by researchers in Arabic, Islamic and Near Eastern Studies at Yale University. The list is selected from the various collections within the Yale University Library system. It includes books in English, Arabic, Persian, German and French. Citations to Arabic and Persian books have been romanized. The call number of the reference at Yale is at the end of each entry. The term SML refers to the Sterling Memorial Library at Yale; the Arabic Islamic Reading Room (AIRR) is located on the fifth floor of SML.

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  1. Guides and Handbooks
  2. Indexes to Periodical Literature
  3. Bibliographies
  4. Newspaper Indexes
  5. Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  6. Directories
  7. Geographical Sources
  1. Biographical Sources
  2. Archives, Manuscripts, Sources and Government Documents
  3. Serials
  4. Dissertations
  5. Statistics
  6. Philology
1. Guides and Handbooks
  • Bacharach, Jere L. A Middle East Studies Handbook. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1984. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; AIRR; CCL DS61 +B3 1984
  • Benningsen, Alexandre. Muslims of the Soviet Empire: A Guide. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1966. SML Stacks, DK34 M8 B46 1986
  • Devine, Elizabeth. The Travelers' Guide to Middle Eastern and North African Customs and Manners. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1991. CCL DS43 D45 1991
  • Fenton, Thomas P. Middle East: A Directory of Resources. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 1988. Divinity Z3014 P64 F46 1988 (LC)
  • Geddes, C.L. Guide to Reference Books for Islamic Studies. Denver, CO: American Institute of Islamic Studies, 1985. Subject SML, Starr Main Reference Rm BP161.2 G432 (LC) / DIVINITY Z7835 M6 G54 1985 (LC)
  • Nicholas, David. The Middle East: Its Oil, Economics and Investment Policies: A Guide to Sources of Financial Information. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1981. SML Stacks, HD9576 N36 N52 1981 (LC)
  • Sauvaget, Jean. Jean Sauvaget's Introduction to the History of the Muslim East: A Bibliographical Guide. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1982, 1965. / SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: Z3013 S314 1982 (LC)
  • The Study of the Middle East: Research and Scholarship in the Humanities and the Social Sciences: A Project of the Research and Training Committee of the Middle East Studies Association. Ed. Leonard Binder. New York: Wiley, 1976. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: DS61.8 S78
  • University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies. Handbook of Oriental History. Ed. C.H. Philips. London: Royal Historical Society, 1951, 1963. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS33.1 L6 / DIVINITY, MP12 L846h
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2. Indexes to Periodical Literature
  • Business Periodicals Index. New York: H.W. Wilson Co., 1958-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z7164 C81 B87 (LC)
  • Current Contents of Periodicals On the Middle East. Tel Aviv: The Center, 1980- SML DS41 +C87 [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room]
  • al-Fihrist. [al-sanah 1, al-`adad 1 (1981)]. Bayrut: s.n., 1981-al-Fihrist, Riviera Center, P.O. Box 5968/14, Beirut, Lebanon. SML, AIRR: AI19 A6 F53
  • Historical Abstracts. v.1-16. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1955-70. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm D1 +H48
  • Historical Abstracts: Part A: Modern History Abstracts. 1450-1914. v.17- Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio Press, 1971-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm D1 +H482
  • Historical Abstracts: Part B: Twentieth Century Abstracts. 1914-. v.17- Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio Press, 1971-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm D1 +H483
  • Historical Abstracts. [online] Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio.
  • Index of Islamic Literature. v.8- [Leicester, UK]: Islamic Foundation, 1987-. [Supplement to Muslim World Book Review] SML Stacks, Z7835 M6 M88 (LC)
  • International Political Science Abstracts. Paris: International Political Science Association, 1951-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm JA36 15 (LC)
  • The Middle East. Abstracts and Index. Pittsburgh: Library Information and Research Service, 1978-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS41 +M44
  • The Muslim World Book Review. Leicester, UK: Islamic Foundation, 1980-1986. SML Stacks, DS35.3 M88 [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room]
  • PAIS International in Print. New York: Public Affairs Information Service, 1991-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z7163 +P834 (LC)
  • Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin. (PAIS). 1915-1990. New York: Public Affairs Information Service, 1915-1990. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z7163 P83 (LC)
  • PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service). [Online] Coverage begins in 1974.
  • The Quarterly Index Islamicus. London: Mansell, 1977-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3013 Q34 (LC) / AIRR Z3013 Q342 (LC)

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3. Bibliographies
  • Agha Buzurg al-Tihrani, Muhammad Muhsin, 1875-1970. al-Dhari`ah ila tasanif al-Shi`ah/Agha Buzurg al-Tihrani. al-Tab`ah 3. Bayrut: Dar al-Adwa', 1983. SML, AIRR BP193.3 A34 1983
  • Arab-Islamic Bibliography: The Middle East Library Committee Guide: Based on Giuseppe Gabrieli's Manuale du Bibliografia Musulmana. Ed. Diana Grimwood-Jones, Derek Hopwood, J.D. Pearson. Hassocks, England: Harvester Press; Atlantic Highland, NJ: Humanities Press, 1977. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3013 A66 1977 (LC)
  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict. 1945-1971: A Bibliography. Ed. John Herman. New York: Garland, 1978. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3479 R4 A7 (LC)
  • Articles on the Middle East 1947-1971: A Cumulation of the Bibliographies from the Middle East Journal. Ed. Peter M. Rossi, Wayne E. White. Ann Arbor, MI: Pierian Press, 1980. 4 vol. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3013 A76 (LC)
  • Atiyeh, George Nicholas. The Contemporary Middle East. 1948-1973: A Selective and Annotated Bibliography. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1975. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3013 +A85 (LC)
  • Banuazizi, Ali. Social Stratification in the Middle East and North Africa: A Bibliographic Survey. London; New York: Mansell, 1984. SML Stacks, Z7165 N35 B36 1984 (LC)
  • Crosby, Everett Uberto. Medieval Studies: A Bibliographical Guide. New York: Garland Pub., 1983. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z5579.5 C76 1983 (LC)
  • Drabek, Anne Gordon. The Politics of African and Middle Eastern States: An Annotated Bibliography. Oxford: Pergamon Press, 1976. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3508 P6 D7 1976 (LC)
  • Gardner, J. Anthony. The Iraq-Iran War: A Bibliography. Boston, MA: G.K. Hall, 1989, 1988. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3366 G36 1988 (LC)
  • Hussain, Asaf. Islamic Movements in Egypt, Pakistan and Iran: An Annotated Bibliography. London: Mansell; Bronx, NY: H. W. Wilson, 1983. SML Stacks, Z7835 M6 H9 1983 (LC)
  • Index Islamicus. 1665/1905- Cambridge, England: W. Heffer & Sons, 1958-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3013 Q34 (LC) / ARIS Xb77 In2
  • Law in the Muslim World: A Union List of Materials. Ed. Julius V. Szentendrey. Houston: University of Houston Law Library, 1981-. Law Lib/BiblC L414
  • Mack, Daniel. Recent Reference Sources in Islam: Building a Core Collection. Reference and User Services Quarterly (RUSQ), vol.40, n.2, Winter 2000.
  • McClintock, Marsha Hamilton. The Middle East and North Africa on Film: An Annotated Filmography. New York: Garland Pub., 1982. SML Stacks, DS44 M43 1982
  • Martin, Aubert. Elements de Bibliographie des Etudes Arabes. Paris: Publications Orientalistes de France, 1975. SML Stacks, Z3013 M37 (LC)
  • Middle East and Islam: A Bibliographical Introduction. Ed. Diana Grimwood-Jones. Rev. ed. Zug, Switzerland: Inter Documentation Co. 1979. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3013 M48 1979 (LC)
  • Middle East and Islam: A Bibliographical Introduction: Supplement. 1977-1983. Ed. Paul Auchterlonie. Zug, Switzerland: Inter Documentation Co. 1986. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3013 M48 1986 Suppl. (LC)
  • The Middle East in Conflict: A Historical Bibliography. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1985. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS62.4 +M53 1985
  • Nienhaus, Volker. Literature on Islamic Economics: In English and German = Literatur zur Islamischen Okonomik: In Englisch und Deutsch. Koln: Al-Kitab, 1982. SML Stacks, Z7835 M6 N53 1982 (LC)
  • Olson, William J. Britain's Elusive Empire in the Middle East. 1900-1921: An Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland Pub., 1982. SML Stacks, Z3014 R44 O47 1982 (LC)
  • Origin and development of Islamic law. New York: AMS Press, [1984]. CCL, KBL O64 1984 (LC)
  • Schulz, Ann. International and Regional Politics in the Middle East and North Africa: A Guide to Information Sources. Detroit: Gale Research, 1977. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z6465 N35 S38 (LC)
  • Shinar, Pessah. Essai de Bibliographie Selective et Annotee sur l'Islam: Maghrebin Contemporain: Maroc, Algerie, Tunisie, Libye (1830-1978). Paris: Editions du Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 1983. SML Stacks, Z7835 M6 S5 1983 (LC)
  • Silverburg, Sanford R. U.S. foreign relations with the Middle East and North Africa: a bibliography. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1993. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3014 R44 S55X 1994 (LC)
  • Sources of African and Middle-Eastern Economic Information. Ed. Euan Blauvelt, Jennifer Durlacher. Aldershot, Hants., England: Gower, 1982. 2 vol. SML Stacks, Z7165 A3 +S68 (LC)
  • Tabataba'i, Mudarrisi (Tabataba'i, Hossein Modarressi). An Introduction to Shii Law: A Bibliographical Study. London: Ithaca Press, 1984. SML KBL T33 (LC)
  • Weber, Shirley Howard. Voyages and Travels in the Near East Made During the XIX Century: Being Part of a Larger Catalogue of Works on Geography, Cartography, Voyages and Travels, in the Gennadius Library in Athens. Princeton: American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 1952. SML Stacks, Z3013 W43 (LC)
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4. Newspaper Indexes
  • Historical Newspapers Online. Indexes to two newspapers: The Times (London) and The New York Times.
  • The New York Times Index. 1913-. New York: New York Times Co. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm A121 N44 1913-1945 (LC) / Microform Reading Room A121 +N44 1946- (LC)
  • The Times Index. Reading, England: Newspaper Archive Developments, 1906-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm A121 +T56 (LC)
  • Newspaper Index: Washington Post. 1971-1978. Wooster, OH: Bell & Howell, 1972-1979. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm A121 +W38 (LC)
  • Official Washington Post Index. 1979-1988. Woodbridge, CT: Research Pub., 1979-1989. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm A121 +W385 (LC)
  • Washington Post Index. 1989- Ann Arbor, MI: UMI, 1989- SML, Starr Main Reference Rm A121 +W386 (LC)

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5. Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
  • AbuKhalil, Asad. Historical Dictionary of Lebanon. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1998. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm [in process]
  • Adamec, Ludwig W. Historical Dictionary of Afghanistan. 2nd ed. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1997. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS356 A27X 1997
  • ---. Historical dictionary of Islam. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2001. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm BP50 A33X 2001 (LC)
  • Algeria: A Country Study. Ed. Helen Chapin Metz . 5th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., [1994]. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL, DT275 A5772 1994
  • Amin, S. H. Arabic-English Dictionary of Legal Terms. Glasgow, Scotland, UK: Royston, 1990 SML Stacks, KPA A47 1990 (LC)
  • Bierbrier, MORRIS L. Historical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1999. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DT83 B56 1999
  • The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Middle East and North Africa. Ed. Trevor Mostyn. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1988. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS44 +C37 1988
  • The Cambridge History of Arabic Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1983-. Check catalog for individual titles.
  • The Cambridge History of Egypt. Ed. M.W. Daly. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1998- 2 vols. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL, DT94 C3527 1998
  • The Cambridge History of Iran. Cambridge, University Press, 1968-1991. CCL, DS272 C35
  • The Cambridge History of Islam. Ed. P.M. Holt, Ann K. S. Lambton, Bernard Lewis. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1970. 2 vols. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: DS35.6 C35
  • Commins, David Dean. Historical Dictionary of Syria. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, Inc., c1996. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS94.9 C66X 1996
  • E. J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936. Ed. M. Th. Houtsma. Leiden; New York: E. J. Brill, 1987. 9 vol. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS35.53 E53 1987
  • Egyp: A Country Study. Ed. Helen Chapin Metz. 5th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1991. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: DT46 N9 1991
  • Encyclopedia of Asian History. Ed. Ainslee T. Embree. New York: Scribner, 1988. 4 vol. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS31 +E53 1988
  • Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science. Ed. Roshdi Rashed in collaboration with Regis Morelon. London: Routledge, 1996. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; AIRR; CCL: Q127 A5 E53X 1996
  • Encyclopedia of the Palestinians. Ed. Philip Mattar. New York: Facts on File, c2000. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS113.6 +E53X 2000
  • Goldschmidt, Arthur, 1938-. Historical Dictionary of Egypt. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrew Press, 1994. SML Stacks, DT75 G65X 1994
  • Gubser, Peter. Historical Dictionary of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrew Press, 1991. SML Stacks, DS154 G83X 1991
  • Hanna, Sami A. Dictionary of Modern Linguistics, English-Arabic. Beirut: Librairie du Liban Publishers, 1997. SML, AIRR P29 H266 1997
  • Heravi, Mehdi. Concise Encyclopedia of the Middle East. Washington, DC: Public Affairs Press, 1973. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS43 H47
  • Ibn Manzur, Muhammad ibn Mukarram, 1232-1311 or 12. Lisan al-`Arab, li-Ibn Manzur. Tahqiq `Abd Allah `Ali al-Kabir, Muhammad Ahmad Hasab Allah, Hashim Muhammad al-Shadhili. Tab`ah jadidah. al-Qahirah, J.M.`A.: Dar al-Ma`arif, [1981]. 6 vols. SML, AIRR PJ6620 +I15 1981
  • Iran: A Country Study. Ed. Helen Chapin Metz. 4th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1989. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: DS254.5 I73 1989
  • Iraq: A Country Study. Ed. Helen Chapin Metz. 4th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1990. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: DS70.6 I734 1990
  • Jabi, Bassam `Abd al-Wahhab. Mu`jam al-A`lam: mu`jam tarajim li-ashhar al-rijal wa-al-nisa' min al-`Arab wa-al-musta`ribin wa-al-mustashriqin. al-Tab`ah 1. Limassol, Cyprus: al-Jaffan wa-al-Jabi, 1987. SML, AIRR DS37.2 J33X 1987
  • Jordan: A Country Study. Ed. Helen Chapin Metz. 4th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1991. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL, DS153 J677 1991
  • Lebanon: A Country Study. Ed. Thomas Collelo. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1989. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL, DS80 L42 1989
  • Lexikon der Islamischen Welt. Ed. Klaus Kreiser, Werner Diem, Hans Georg Majer. Stuttgart: Kohlhammer, 1992. SML Stacks, DS35.53 L48 (LC) 1992
  • Lexikon der Islamischen Welt. Arabic. Ed. Klaus Kreiser, Werner Diem, Hans Georg Majer. Beirut: al-MuÄassasah al-JúamiÂúiyah lil-Dirúasúat wa-al-Nashr wa-al-TawzúiÂ, 1991. SML, Near East Coll, 3rd Mezzanine DS35.53 L4819 1991
  • Libya: A Country Study. Ed. Helen Chapin Metz. 4th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1989. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: DT215 L533 1988
  • Lorentz, John H. Historical Dictionary of Iran. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, c1995. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS270 L67X 1995
  • Marzuq, `Abd al-Sabur. Mu`jam al-a`lam wa-al-mawdu`at fi al-Qur'an al-Karim. Tasnif `Abd al-Sabur Marzuq. al-Tab`ah 1. al-Qahirah: Dar al-Shuruq, 1995. SML, AIRR BP133 +M379 1995
  • Moussalli, Ahmad S. Historical Dictionary of Islamic Fundamentalist Movements in the Arab World, Iran, and Turkey. Lanham, Md. ; London: Scarecrow Press, c1999. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm BP60 M36X 1999 (LC)
  • al-Mawsu`ah al-Filastiniyah. al-Qism al-thani: al-dirasat al-khassah. al-Tab`ah 1. Bayrut: Hay'at al-Mawsu`ah al-Filastiniyah, 1990. SML, AIRR DS102.8 M392X 1990
  • Mawsu`at al-fiqh al-Islami: [al-ma`rufah bi-mawsu`at Jamal `Abd al-Nasir al-fiqhiyah]. al-Qahirah: Yasduruha al-Majlis al-A`la lil-Shu'un al-Islamiyah, 1990. SML, Near East Coll, BP142 +M38 / AIRR, KBL +M3792 1990
  • Morocco: A Country Study. Ed. Harold D. Nelson. 5th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1985. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: DT305 M66 1985
  • al-Mu`jam al-mufahras li-alfaz al-hadith al-Nabawi: `an al-kutub al-sittah wa-`an Musnad al-Darimi wa-Muwatta' Malik wa-Musnad Ahmad ibn Hanbal. Rattabahu wa-nazzamahu lafif min al-mustashriqin; wa-nasharahu A.Y. Winsink. 2nd ed. Leiden; New York: Brill, 1992. SML, AIRR BP135.2 W43X 1992
  • Murtada a-Zabidi, Muhammad ibn Muhammad, 1732 or 3-1791. Taj al-`arus min jawahir al-qamus, li-Muhammad Murtada al-Husayni al-Zabidi. Tahqiq `Abd al-Sattar Ahmad Faraj. Raja`at'hu lajnah fanniyah min Wizarat al-Irshad wa-al-Anba'. [al-Kuwayt}: Matba`at Hukumat al-Kuwayt, 1965-(al-Turath al-`Arabi, 16). SML, AIRR PJ6620 +M87 1965
  • Nakhleh, Issa. Encyclopedia of the Palestine problem. New York, N.Y.: Intercontinental Books, c1991. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; AIRR: DS119.7 +N33 1991
  • Naylor, Phillip Chiviges and Alf Andrew Heggoy. The Historical Dictionary of Algeria. 2nd ed. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1994. SML Stacks, DT283.7 H43 1994
  • Nazzal, Nafez and Laila A. Nazzal. Historical Dictionary of Palestine. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, Inc., c1997. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS102.8 N39 1997
  • Newell, Clayton R. Historical Dictionary of the Persian Gulf War, 1990-1991. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, Inc., c1998. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS79.72 N48X 1998
  • Park, Thomas Kerlin. Historical Dictionary of Morocco. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, Inc., c1996. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DT313.7 P37X 1996
  • Peck, Malcolm C. Historical Dictionary of the Gulf Arab States. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1997. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS247 A15 P43X 1997; DIVINITY, Trowbridge Reading Rm DS4 A8 no.21 (LC)
  • Perkins, Kenneth J. Historical Dictionary of Tunisia. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1989. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DT244 P47 1989
  • Persian Gulf States: Country Studies. Ed. Helen Chapin Metz. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1994. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL, DS247 A13 N97 1985
  • Peterson, John E. Historical Dictionary of Saudi Arabia. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1993. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS221 P48X 1993
  • Political Dictionary of the State of Israel. Ed. Susan Hattis Rolef. New York: Macmillan; London: Collier Macmillan, 1993. SML, Judaica Collection DS126.5 P62 1993
  • Rahman, H. U. A Chronology of Islamic History 570-1000 CE. London: Mansell, 1989. SML Stacks, DS38.3 R36 1988
  • Redhouse, James W. (James William), Sir, 1811-1892. A Turkish and English Lexicon/by Sir James W. Redhouse. Beirut: Librarie du Liban, 1987. SML, AIRR PL191 R432 1890A
  • St. John, Ronald Bruce. Historical Dictionary of Libya. 3rd ed. Lanham, Md. ; London: Scarecrow Press, Inc., c1998. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DT223.3 S7X 1998
  • Saudi Arabia: A Country Study. Ed. Helen Chapin Metz. 5th ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1993. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: DS204 S3115 1993
  • Shavit, David. The United States in the Middle East: A Historical Dictionary. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS63.2 U5 S384 1988
  • Shimoni, Yaacov. Political Dictionary of the Arab World. New York: Macmillan, 1987. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; SML Stacks DS37 S53 1987
  • Syria: A Country Study. Ed. Thomas Collelo. 3rd ed. Washington, DC: U.S. G.P.O., 1988. CCL DS93 S953X 1988
  • Voll, John Obert. Historical Dictionary of the Sudan. 2nd ed. Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DT155.3 V64 1992 / Divinity DT17 A37 no. 53 (LC)
  • Wehr, Hans, 1909- Arabisches Worterbuch fur die Schriftsprache der Gegenwart. English. A Dictionary of modern written Arabic: (Arabic-English). J. Milton Cowan, ed. 4th edition. Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1979. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: PJ6640 W44 1979
  • The Yemens: Country Studies. Ed. Richard F. Nyrop. 2nd ed. Washington, DC: American University, 1986. Starr Main Reference Rm; CCL: DS247 Y4 Y46 1986
  • Zirikli, Khayr al-Din, 1893- al-A`lam: qamus tarajim li-ashhar al-rijal wa-al-nisa' min al-`Arab wa-al-musta`ribin wa-al-mustashriqin. Khayr al-Din al-Zirikli. al-Tab`ah 10. Bayrut; Lubnan: Dar al-`Ilm lil-Malayin, 1992. SML, AIRR D198.3 +Z57 1992
  • Ziring, Lawrence. The Middle East Political Dictionary. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1984. SML Stacks, DS61 Z58 1984

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6. Directories
  • Graduate and Undergraduate Programs and Courses in Middle East Studies in the United States, Canada and Abroad. Tucson, AZ: Middle East Studies Association, 1982-. SML Stacks, DS61.8 D57 (Latest volume in Reference)
  • Ljunggren, Florence. An International Directory of Institutes and Societies Interested in the Middle East. Amsterdam: Djambatan, 1962. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS1 L58
  • Major Companies of the Arab World. London: Graham and Trotman, 1977-. SSL Reference HF3866 +M3 (LC)
  • Middle East Financial Directory. London: Middle East Economic Digest, 197? SML Stacks, HG3256 A5 M53 (LC)

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7. Geographical Sources
  • The Cambridge Atlas of the Middle East & North Africa. Ed. Gerald Blake, John Dewdney, Jonathan Mitchell. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; Map Collection Folio DS44 C36 1987
  • Central Intelligence Agency. Atlas of the Middle East. Ed. Moshe Brawer. [Washington, D.C.]: Central Intelligence Agency, [1993]. SML Map Collection, Folio G2205 U55 1993 (LC)
  • Al-Faruqi, Ismail R. Cultural Atlas of Islam. New York: Macmillan, 1986. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm; Stacks, DS36.85 +A39 1986
  • Gilbert, Martin. The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Its History in Maps. 5th ed. London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson, 1992. SML Stacks, G2206 S1 G55 1984 (LC) 1992
  • An Historical Atlas of Islam. Ed. William C. Brice. Leiden: Brill, 1981. SML Semitic Reference, Folio G1786 S1 H57 1981 (LC)
  • Mas`udi, d.956? Muruj al-dhahab wa-ma`adin al-jawhar/tasnif Abi al-Hasan `Ali ibn al-Husayn ibn `Ali al-Mas`udi. al-Tab `ah 1. Bayrut, Lubnan: Dar al-Kitab al-Lubnani: Maktabat al-Madrasah, 1982- SML, ARIS D17 M29X 1982
    English translation: CCL, Stacks D17 M3913 1989
  • Muslim Peoples: A World Ethnographic Survey. Ed. Richard V. Weekes. 2nd ed. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1984, 2 vol. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS35.625 A1 M87 1984
  • Yaqut ibn `Abd Allah al-Hamawi, 1179?-1229. Mu`jam al-buldan. li-Shihab al-Din Abi `Abd Allah al-Hamawi al-Rumi al-Baghdadi, tahqiq Farid `Abd al-`Aziz al-Jundi. al-Tab`ah 1. Bayrut: Dar al-Kutub al-`Ilmiyah, 1990. SML, AIRR DS43 Y37X 1990

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8. Biographical sources
  • Biography Index: A Cumulative Index to Biographical Material in Books and Magazines. New York: H. W. Wilson. Subject Bibliography Z5301 B56 (LC) Current World Leaders. Santa Barbara, CA: International Academy, 1978- SML CT120 C89 [Latest 5 years in Reference]
  • Ibn Qudamah al-Maqdisi, Muhammad ibn Ahmad, ca. 1306-1344. Tabaqat `ulama' al-hadith/ta'lif Abi `Abd Allah Muhammad ibn Ahamad ibn `Abd al-Hadi al-Dimashqi al-Salihi; tahqiq Akram al-Bushi. al-Tab`ah 1. Bayrut: Mu'assasat al-Risalah, 1989. SML, AIRR BP70 1297X 1989
  • Who's Who in the Arab World. Beirut: Publitec, 1965/66- SML DS61.5 W46 [Latest volume in Reference]

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9. Archives, Manuscripts, Sources and Government Documents

British Documents on Foreign Affairs--Reports and Papers from the Foreign Office Confidential Print, Part II, From the First to the Second World War, Series B, Turkey, Iran, and the Middle East, 1918-1939. Ed. Robin Bidwell. Frederick, MD: University Publications of America, 1985-. SML Stacks, DS63.2 G7 +B75 1985

  • British Documents on Foreign Affairs--Reports and Papers from the Foreign Office Confidential Print, Part III, From 1940 through 1945. Series B, Near and Middle East Eds. Paul Preston, Michael Partridge, and Malcolm Yapp. Bethesda, Md.: University Publications of America, 1997-. SML Stacks, JZ632 +B768 1997 (LC)
  • British Documents on Foreign Affairs--Reports and Papers from the Foreign Office Confidential Print, Part IV, From 1945 through 1950. Series B, Near and Middle East Ed. Malcolm Yapp. Bethesda, Md.: University Publications of America, 1999. SML Stacks, JZ632 +B7687 1999 (LC)
  • Daily Report, Middle East & Africa, Index. New Canaan, CT: Newsbank, 1987- Mudd Gov. Docs. Center
  • Daily Report, Near East & South Asia. [Washington, D.C.?]: Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1987- Mudd Gov. Docs. Center Microform
  • Dorr, Steven R. Scholars' Guide to Washington D.C. for Middle Eastern Studies: Egypt, Sudan, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, the Arabian Peninsula, Israel, Turkey, Iran. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3013.6 D65 (LC)
  • France, Armee. Service Historique. Inventaire des Archives du Levant. Sous-Serie 4H (1917-1946).Ed. Jean Nicot, Jeannine Duru. Chateau de Vincennes: Ministere de la Defense, Etat-Major de l'Armee de Terre, Service Historique, 1984. SML Stacks, CD1206 F735 1984 (LC)
  • Middle East Studies and Libraries: A Felicitation Volume for Professor J. D. Pearson. Ed. B. C. Bloomfield. London: Mansell, 1980. SML Stacks, Z688 N43 M54 (LC)
  • The Middle East, 1950-1961 Supplement: A Guide to O.S.S./State Department Intelligence and Research Reports XII. Ed. Paul Kesaris. Washington: University Publications of America, 1979. Microform Reference DS62 M345
  • Ritter, Ernst. Quellen zur Geschichte Nordafrikas, Asiens und Ozeaniens in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland bis 1945. Munchen; New York: K. G. Saur, 1984. SML Stacks, Z3001 R57 1984 (LC)
  • Sources de l'Histoire de l'Asie et de l'Oceanie dans les Archives et Bibliotheques Francaises. Munchen; New York: K. G. Saur; Detroit: Gale Research, 1981-<1992>. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3001 S6 (LC)

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10. Serials
  • American-Arab Affairs. Washington, DC: American Arab Affairs Council, 1982/83-1992. [Continued by: Middle East Policy.] SML Stacks, DS63.1 A43
  • Asian Recorder. New Delhi: K. K. Rhomas, 1955-. SML Stacks, DS1 A78 [Latest 5 years in Reference]
  • Bulletin Critique des Annales Islamologiques. Le Caire: Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 1986-. SML Stacks, PB1 +B85 (LC) [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room]
  • International Journal of Middle East Studies. London: Cambridge University Press, 1970-. SML Stacks, DS41 158 [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room]
  • The Islamic Quarterly. London: Islamic Cultural Centre, 1954-. SML Stacks, DS36 I8 [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room]
  • M.E.N. Economic Weekly. Cairo. SML Stacks, A89 +An19 [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room]
  • Middle East International. London: Middle East International Pub., 1971-. SML Stacks, DS63.1 +M53 [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room]
  • The Middle East Journal. Washington: Middle East Institute, 1947-. SML Stacks, DS41 M51 [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room] (Yale community - access to more fulltext )
  • Middle East Policy. Washington, DC: Middle East Policy, 1992-. [Continues: American-Arab affairs] SML Stacks, DS63.1 M52 [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room] (Yale community -access to fulltext 1995-2000; 2001- )
  • Middle East Report. New York: Middle East Research & Information Project. SML, Stacks, LC DS63.2 U5 +M53. [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room] Select articles 1996-present available online through publisher.
  • Middle East Studies Association Bulletin. New York: The Association, 1967-. SML Stacks, DS41 M545 [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room, v.1 in oversize stacks]
  • Muhtawayat al-Dawriyat al-Arabiyah/Contents of Arabic Periodicals. Niqusiya, Qubrus: Dilmun lil-Nashr, 1989-. SML Near East Collection 3rd Mezzanine, DS36 M748X [Current issues in Periodical Reading Room] Back to Table of Contents

11. Dissertations

Dissertation Abstract International. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI, 1969-. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z5055 U49 +D57 (LC)

  • Dissertation Abstract International [Online] Coverage begins in 1861.
  • Sluglett, Peter. Theses on Islam, the Middle East and North-West Africa 1880-1978: Accepted by Universities in the United Kingdom and Ireland. London: Mansell; New York: H. W. Wilson, 1983. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z5055 G6 S58 (LC)

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12. Statistics
  • Showers, Victor. World Facts and Figures. 3rd ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1989. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm G109 S52 1989 (LC)
  • The Statesman's Year Book. London; New York: Macmillan; St. Martin's Press, 1864-. SML Stacks, D2 S76 [Latest volume at the Reference Desk]; CCL Reference JA51 S72 (LC) [Latest volume only]
  • UNESCO. Statistical Yearbook, Annuaire Statistique. Paris, 1963-. SML HA42 +U53 (LC) (Latest volume in Reference)

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13. Philology
  • Grundriss der iranischen Philologie/unter Mitwirkung von Chr. Bartholomae (et al.); herausgegeben von Wilhelm Geiger und Ernst Kuhn. Berlin, New York: W. de Gruyter, 1974. SML, AIRR PK6014 G78 1974

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