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Near East Collection: Research Guide to Middle East Politics

Research Guide to Middle East Politics


Listed below are some books, documents, and websites pertaining to Middle East politics. Obviously, there are many more books and websites than can be listed here. For more titles, search the library catalogs: Orbis, MORRIS, Arabic In-Process Card Catalog, and the union card catalog (for pre-1977 titles). Many of the websites listed here provide links to related resources. Novice researchers may wish to read the Overview of Primary Source Materials. The Near East Curator, Mr. Simon Samoeil, is available for consultation. The inclusion of a book or website on this page is not an endorsement of any views expressed by that resource. Yale University is not responsible for the contents of the resources mentioned below.

Books | Indexes and Abstracts | Internet Resources by Category | Internet Resources by Country

Books (Print and Electronic)

  • The Arab-Israeli Conflict. 1945-1971 : A Bibliography. Ed. John Herman. New York : Garland, 1978. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3479 R4 A7 (LC)
  • Area studies and social science : strategies for understanding Middle East politics. Ed. Mark Tessler ; with Jodi Nachtwey and Anne Banda. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1999. SOCIAL SCIENCE (SSL) H62 A6626X 1999 (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)
  • DeVore, Ronald M. The Arab-Israeli conflict : a historical, political, social & military bibliography. Santa Barbara, Calif: Clio Books, c1976. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3479 R4 D48 (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)
  • Encyclopedia of the Palestinians. Ed. Philip Mattar. New York: Facts on File, c2000. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS113.6 +E53X 2000
  • Ethnic conflict and international politics in the Middle East. Ed. Leonard Binder. Gainsville, Fla.: University Press of Florida, c1999. SML, Stacks DS62.8 E84X 1999
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Joffe, Lawrence. Keesing's guide to the Mid-East peace process. London: Cartermill, 1996. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS119.7 J634 1996
  • Kaleh, Hala and Simonetta Calderini. The Intifada: the Palestinian uprising in the West Bank and Gaza Strip: a bibliography of books and articles, 1987-1992. London: Cartermill, 1996. SML Stacks, Z3479 R4 +K35 1993 (LC)
  • The Middle East in Conflict : A Historical Bibliography. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 1985. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS62.4 +M53 1985
  • Milton-Edwards, Beverley. Contemporary politics in the Middle East. Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2000. SOCIAL SCIENCE (SSL) DS62.8 M55X 2000
  • Nakhleh, Issa. Encyclopedia of the Palestine problem. New York, N.Y. : Intercontinental Books, c1991. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS119.7 +N33 1991; SML, Arabic/Islamic Reading, Rm 508 DS119.7 +N33 1991
  • Orgill, Andrew. The 1990-91 Gulf War : crisis, conflict, aftermath : an annotated bibliography. London; New York: Mansell, 1995. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3036 O74X 1995 (LC)
  • Peretz, Don. The Arab-Israel dispute. New York: Facts On File, c1996. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm DS119.7 P4497X 1996
  • Rubner, Michael. Middle East conflict from October 1973 to July 1976 : a selected bibliography. Los Angeles: Center for the Study of Armament and Disarmament, California State University, Los Angeles, 1977. SML, Starr Main Reference Rm Z3479 R4 R82 (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)
  • Watson, Geoffrey R. The Oslo Accords: international law and the Israeli-Palestinian peace agreements. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. SOCIAL SCIENCE (SSL) KMM707 W38X 2000 (LC)
  • Who's Who in the Arab World. Beirut : Publitec, 1965/66- SML DS61.5 W46 [Latest volume in Reference]
  • Bibliography of Selected Materials - list of titles held by Yale.
  • MidEast Web - Palestinian Conflict Bibliography
  • UC Press: Middle Eastern Studies - full text of selected books available online.