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To find books on a topic, search QCAT Library Catalogue by author, title, subject heading, or keyword.

To find books by a particular author/person, search QCAT by author:
Mahfuz, Najib
Oz, Amos
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Mahfuz, Najib, 1912-
Oz, Amos
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(economy or economics) and Yemen
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Israel--Social conditions--20th century
Pyramids--Egypt
Syria--Antiquities
Mass media and women--Middle East

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Examples of subject headings relating to Middle Eastern Studies:

Arab-Israeli conflict
Iran--Economic conditions
Israel and the diaspora
Jerusalem--Politics and government
Jewish-Arab relations
Middle East--Geography
Middle East--Students--United States
Persian Gulf War, 1991

E-Books

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Historical reference compendium allows access to the texts of the Cambridge Histories series. Search or browse by topic. Relevant for undergraduates, graduates, lecturers and researchers.

Selected titles include:
Cambridge History of Arabic Literature (1 vol)
Cambridge History of Egypt (2 vols)
Cambridge History of Iran (8 vols)
Cambridge History of Islam (4 vols)
Cambridge History of Turkey (3 vols)

Last Updated: 20 January 2011