First posted on December 21st 2012, last revised on January 13th 2013






Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Digital Libraries . Hemerotheques . Archives . Academic Journals

Literature on the History of the Middle East

Relevant Institutions : Digital Libraries :
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Israel, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia
MENALIB, Middle East Virtual Library
Columbia University, Middle East Studies Virtual Library
Network Turkey Digital Library
University of Chicago, Oriental Institute's Integrated Database
Islamic Manuscripts (NL) : Islamic Manuscripts Reference Library

Relevant Institutions : Hemerotheques (Digital Newspaper Archives) :
Givat Haviva, Historical Palestinian Newspaper Collection

Relevant Institutions : Archives :
TANAP (Toward a New Age in Partnership in Dutch East India Company Archives and Research)
National Archives of Armenia, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Oman, UAE
National Archives of former Colonial Powers : Archives Nationales d'Outremer (France), Arquivo Nacional da Torre do Tombo (Portugal), National Archives (UK)
Vatican Secret Archives
Endangered Archives Programme: EAP001: Iranian photography at the turn of the 19th century, EAP025: Transfer of Mosseri Genizah Archive from Paris to Cambridge University Library and its digitisation (with metadata), storage and accessibility:Stage 1, EAP057: Digitising the photo documents of Georgia's central state audio-visual archive, EAP119: historical periodical collections (1900-1950) at the Al-Aqsa Mosque Library in East Jerusalem, EAP124: Pages of Azerbaijan sound heritage, EAP149: Voices of the living past: the 'Ashug' minstrel music of Azerbaijan, EAP180: Preservation through digitisation of the endangered Armenian rare books and making them accessible on the Web (phase 1), EAP399: Historical collections of manuscripts located at Al-Jazzar mosque library in Acre, EAP521: Digitisation of manuscripts at the Al-aqsa Mosque Library, East Jerusalem

Relevant Institutions : Academic Journals
AMIR, Alphabetical List of Open Access Journals in Middle Eastern Studies
MERJ, Middle East Research Journal Project
FULL TEXT
Oriental Herald 1-23, 1824-1829, GB
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft 1847-2007
Bulletin of the Palestine Exploration Society 1933-1967, DLIR
Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Mediterranee 1966-1999, Persee
Journal of Assyrian Academic Studies 1986-2011
Abstracta Iranica 1999-2008, bibliographic, in French
Cahiers de la Mediterranee 2001-
Mamluk Studies Review 1997-2012
Bulletin d'Etudes Orientales 2008-2012
Journal Asiatique (in French) 1822-1897, 1903-1938, 1940, Gallica
Revue du Monde Musulman 1906-1926, Gallica
Studia Islamica 2011-
TABLES OF CONTENT
Journal of Palestine Studies 1971-
Journal of Ottoman Studies 1980-


Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Bibliography . Atlases, Maps . Statistical Data . Historical Dictionaries . National Biographies . Databases . Lists of Rulers

Reference Material : Bibliographies :
The Scarecrow Historical Dictionary series by country contains extensive bibliography sections. See under Historical Dictionaries
Cornell University Library, Middle East & Islamic Studies, Subject Bibliographies & Indexes
Indiana University Libraries, Bibliography of Doctoral Theses, Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies
S. Sarsar et al., Christians of the Middle East: a Select Bibliography
Atatürk Institute for Modern Turkish History, Selected Works on the Ottoman Empire
Virtueller Katalog Sondersammelgebiet Vorderer Orient und Nordafrika, German-language site combining the Middle East / North Africa collections of several German academic libraries; lists titles in any language
Univ. of Chicago Oriental Institute's Integrated Database
Menalib, Middle East Virtual Library
J. Gay, Bibliographie des ouvrages relatifs a l'Afrique et a l'Arabie : catalogue methodique de tous les ouvrages français et des principaux en langues etrangeres traitant de la geographie, de l'histoire, du commerce, des lettres et des arts de l'Afrique et de l'Arabie 1875, Gallica
Bibliographie des ouvrages arabes ou relatifs aux Arabes : publies dans l'Europe chretienne de 1810 a 1885 vol.1 1892, IA, vol.2 1897, IA, vol.3 1898, IA, vol.4 1900, IA, vol.5 1901, IA, vol.6 1902, IA, vol.7 1903, IA, vol.8 1904, IA, vol.9 1905, IA, vol.10 1907, Gallica, vol.11 1909, vol.12 1922, IA
University of Chicago Mamluk Bibliography Online
Princeton, Research Guide for Byzantine Art and Archaeology
Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies, Cairo (IDEO), al-Kindi, Library Catalogue

Reference Material : Atlases :
I. Barnes, R. Hudson, The History Atlas of Asia (MacMillan), 1998 [G]
T. Lessman's Atlas of World History (-1500)
University of Texas, Perry Castaneda Library, Map Collection Topographical Maps, Asia
Correspondents of the New York Times, Israel. The Historical Atlas, NY : MacMillan 1997 [G]
Dan Bahat, The Historical Atlas of Jerusalem, NY : Scribner's 1973 [G]
G.S.P. Freeman-Grenville, S.C. Munro-Hay, Historical Atlas of Islam, NY : Continuum (1991) 2002 [G]
National Geographic, Atlas of the Middle East, Roanoke 2003 [G]
Hammond Atlas of the Middle East, Union NJ : Hammond 2000 [G]
J.G. Bartholomew, A Literary and Historical Atlas of Asia 1912, Sejarah Melayu Library
Palestine Exploration Fund, Map of Western Palestine in 26 sheets, 1880, National Library of Australia

Reference Material : Statistical Data :
J. Lahmeyer, Population Statistics : Asia; has tables showing historical data
IHS : B.R. Mitchell, International Historical Statistics. Africa, Asia & Oceania 1750-2000, London : Palgrave 2003 [G]

Reference Material : Historical Dictionaries :
GENERAL
Encyclopedia of the Orient
Encyclopedia of the Middle East
Encyclopaedia of Islam and the Muslim World, both volumes, 2004, Sejarah Melayu Library
Armenia 2002 [G]; Egypt 1994, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 962 003 G623h; 2003 [G]; Gulf Arab States 1994 [G]; Iran 1995, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 955.003 L868h; Iraq 2004 [G]; Israel 1992 [G]; Kurds 2004 [G]; Palestinians 2002 [G]; Saudi Arabia 1992 [G], 2003 [G]; Syria 1996 [G]; Turkey 1999 [G]; Egypt 1994 Call Sign R 962 003 G623h
Encyclopaedia Iranica, Armeniapedia, Encyclopedia Kurdistanica
Claremont Coptic Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Coptica, OrthodoxWiki, Jewish Encyclopedia, 1906 edition, A Shi'ite Encyclopedia
ON ANCIENT HISTORY
Pauly-Wissowa, Paulys Real-Encyclopadie der classischen Altertumswissenschaft vol.1-2 Aal-Apollokrates 1894, IA; vol.3 Apollon-Artemis 1895, IA; vol.4 Artemisia-Barbaroi, 1896, IA; vol.5 Barbarus-Campanus 1896, IA; vol.6 Campanus ager-Claudius, 1899, IA; vol.7 Claudius-Cornificius 1900, IA; vol.8 Corniscae-Demodoros, 1901, IA; vol.9-10 Demogenes-Ephoroi, 1905, IA; vol.11 Ephoros-Eutychos 1907, IA; vol.12 Euxantios-Fornaces, 1909, IA; vol.13 Fornax-Glykon 1910, IA; vol.14 Glykyrrhiza-Helikeia 1912, IA; vol.15 Helikon-Hestia 1912, IA; vol.16 Hestiaia-Hyagnis 1913, IA; vol.17 Hyaia-Imperator 1914, IA; vol.18 Imperium-Iugum 1916, IA; vol.19 Iugurtha-Ius Latii 1918, IA; vol.20 Ius liberorum-Katochos 1919, IA; vol.21 Katoikoi-Komödie 1921, IA; vol.22 Komogramm-Kynegoi 1922, IA; vol.48 Raa-Ryton 1914, IA; vol.49 Saale-Sarmathon 1920, IA; vol.50 Sarmatia-Selinos, 1921, IA; Supplement vol.1 Aba-Demokratia 1903, IA; Supplement vol.2 1913, IA; Supplement vol.3 Aachen-ad Iuglandem 1918, IA
Wikisource, Pauly-Wissowa
ON MEDIEVAL HISTORY
Crusades Encyclopedia
ON THE TURQIYYA
G. Agoston et al. (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire 2009
Chicago Online Encyclopedia of Mamluk Studies (ongoing project)
ON MODERN HISTORY
The Nakba Encyclopedia (Nakba, trsl. "the catastrophe", refers to the expulsion of the Palestinians from their homes in 1948)

Reference Material : Databases :
CIERAM, Caravanserais by Dynasties
Measuring the Medieval Islamic Economy
Tayfun Bilgin, Monuments of the Hittites

Reference Material : Lists of Rulers (Archontology) :
Ben Cahoon, World Statesmen
I. Mladjov, Monarchs


Relevant Institutions . Reference Material . Primary Sources . Secondary Sources : Surveys . Secondary Sources : Specific Topics . WHKMLA Pages . WHKMLA Student Papers

Primary Sources : Surveys . Compilations . Travelogues . Tour Guides . Historiography . Mission Journals . Yearbooks . Image Collections . Coins . Religious Literature . Commercial Directories . Office Lists . Other

Primary Sources : surveys
Ch.11 : De Scriptoribus Rerum Orientalium atque Asiaticarum, pp.230-263, in B.G. Struve, Selecta bibliotheca historica, 1705, in Latin, GB ; a catalogue of narrative historical sources
WHKMLA : Online Catalogues of Oriental Manuscripts, Codices, Early Printed Books; numerous relevant entries
F. Bauden, The Mamluk Documents of the Venetian States Archives : Handlist 2003
F. Bauden, Mamluk Era Documentary Studies 2005
S. Faroqhi, Approaching Ottoman History. An Introduction to the Sources 2004
Center for Palestine Studies, Columbia : Resources
Ancient World Online (AWOL)
Biblioteca bio-bibliografica della Terra Santa e dell' Oriente francescano vol.1 1906, IA
Colonial Film, Moving Images of the British Empire

Primary Sources : compilations
GENERAL :
Internet Islamic History Sourcebook
W. Lacqueur, The Israeli-Arab Reader. A Documentary History of the Middle East Conflict, London : Penguin (1969) 1991, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 956 L317i
IMAGES :
A. Shulman, Coming Home to Zion. A Pictorial History of Pre-Israel Palestine, NY : Doubleday 1979 [G]
MANUSCRIPTS, TABLETS ETC. :
Princeton University Digital Library, Yemeni Manuscript Digitization Initiative
University of California, Cuneiform Digital Library Initiative
Archives Babyloniennes XXth-XVIIth Century B.C.
Digital Persian Archive, Universität Marburg
DIPLOMATA :
H. Hagenmeyer (ed.), Epistulae et chartae ad historiam primi belli sacri spectantes quae supersunt aevo aequales ac genvinae Die Kreuzzugsbriefe aus den Jahren 1088-1100; eine Quellensammlung zur Geschichte des ersten Kreuzzuges, 1901, IA
Alexii I Comneni Romanorum imperatoris ad Robertum I Flandriae comitem Epistola spuria 1879, IA
Islamic Law Materialized: Arabic Legal Documents (8th to 15th c.) (ILM)
MGH, Die Urkunden der Lateinischen Könige von Jerusalem
STATE PAPERS :
Calendar of state papers, Colonial series. East India, China and Persia 1513-1616, 1625-1629, 1630-1634, IA
Behind the veil in Persia; English documents (1917), IA
TREATIES :
Th.E. Holland (ed.), The European Concert in the Eastern Question: A Collection of Treaties and .. (1885), IA
Treaties Between Turkey and Foreign Powers. 1535-1855 (1855), IA
I. de Testa, Recueil des traites de la Porte Ottomane avec les puissances etrangeres depuis le premier traite conclu, en 1536, entre Suleyman I et François I, jusqu'a nos jours, vol.1 (1864), vol.2 (1864), vol.3 (1864), vol.4 (1864), vol.5 (1864), vol.6 (1864), vol.7 (1864), vol.8 (1864), vol.9 (1864), vol.10 (1864), vol.11 (1864), IA
E. Hertslet, Treaties, &c. Concluded Between Great Britain and Persia: And Between Persia and Other Foreign .. (1891), IA
Treaties with the King of Persia, Runjeet Sing, the King of Cabool, the Ameers of Sinde and the Nawab of Bahawulpore, etc (1839), IA

Primary Sources : explorers' travelogues
ANTIQUITY
The Story of Chang K'ien, China's Pioneer in Western Asia: Text and Translation of Chapter 123 of Ssi-Ma Ts'ien's Shi-Ki, Journal of the American Oriental Society 37, 1917, IA
MIDDLE AGES
The bondage and travels of Johann Schiltberger, a native of Bavaria, in Europe, Asia, and Africa, 1396-1427, 1879, IA
E.M. Quatremere (ed.), Memoires geographiques et historiques sur l'Egypte, et sur quelques voisines. Recueillis et extraits des manuscrits coptes, arabes, etc., de la Bibliotheque imperiale vol.1 1811, vol.2 1811, IA
16TH CENTURY
I. Pascha, Een devote maniere om gheestelyck pelgrimagie te trecken tot den heylighen lande als te Jherusalem, Bethleem, ter Jordanen, etc. : met die rechte gheleghentheyt der heyligher plaetsen, so bescheelijck beschreuen al ost mense voor ooghen saghe 1563, IA
Die Reisen des Samuel Kiechel [1585] 1866, IA
18TH CENTURY
F. Hasselquist, Voyages and Travels in the Levant in the Years 1749, 1750, 1751 and 1752 1766, GB
H. Rooke, Travels to the Coast of Arabia Felix, and from thence by the Red Sea and Egypt to Europe 1784, GB
C. Niebuhr, Travels through Arabia and other Countries of the East, 1792, GB
19TH CENTURY
G.A. Olivier, Travels in the Ottoman Empire, Egypt and Persia 1801, GB
J. Griffiths, Travels in Europe, Asia Minor and Arabia 1805, GB
A. Parsons, Travels in Asia and Africa, including a journey from Scanderoon to Aleppo, and over the Desert to Bagdad and Bussora 1808, GB
R. Porter, Travels in Georgia and Persia during the years 1817-1820, 1822, GB
W. Ouseley, Travels in Various Countries of the East, More Particularly Persia [1810-1812], vol.1 1819, vol.2 1821, vol.3 1823, GB
J.B. Frasier, Travels and Adventures in the Persian Provinces on the Southern Banks of the Caspian Sea, 1826, GB
J.L. Burckhardt, Travels in Arabia 1829, GB
T. Alcock, Travels in Russia, Persia, Turkey and Greece, in 1828-1829, 1831, GB
J.S. Buckingham, Travels in Assyria, Media and Persia, vol.1 1830, vol.2 1830, GB
J.R. Wellsted, Travels in Arabia 1838, GB
M. Wagner, Travels in Persia, Georgia and Koordistan vol.1 1856, vol.2 1856, vol.3 1856, GB
J. Ussher, A Journey from London to Persepolis, Including Wanderings in Daghestan, Georgia, Armenia, Kurdistan, Mesopotamia, Persia 1865, GB

Primary Sources : Historiography
ARMENIAN TRADITION :
Yegishe Vardapet, The history of Vartan: and of the battle of the Armenians, 1830, GB
Smbat Sparapet's Chronicle
ORTHODOX TRADITION :
The Travels of Macarius, Patriarch of Antioch : vol.1 : Anatolia, Romelia, Moldavia 1829, vol.2 : Wallachia, Moldavia and the Cossack Country 1831, vol.3 : Cossack Country and Muscovy, 1832, vol.5 : Muscovy, 1834, vol.7 : Novgorod, Moscow and the Cossack Country 1836, vol.8 : Moldavia and Wallachia 1836, vol.9 : Black Sea, Anatolia, Syria, 1836, GB
Corpus Scriptorum Historiae Byzantinae Wikipedia Article, vol.1 1828, vol.2 1839, vol.3 1878, vol.4 1853, vol.5 1828, vol.6 1831, vol.7 1832, vol.8 1838, vol.9 1839, vol.10 1843, vol.11 1832, vol.12 1832, vol.13 1836, vol.14 1839, vol.15 1843, vol.16 1829, vol.17 1830, vol.18 1840, vol.19 1829, vol.20 1834, vol.21 1840, vol.22 1829, vol.23 1829, vol.24 1836, vol.25 1829, vol.26 1830, vol.27 1855, vol.28 1849, vol.29 1837, vol.30 1828, vol.31 1843, vol.32 1831, vol.33 1837, vol.34 1836, vol.35 1835, vol.36 1835, vol.37 1835, vol.38 1837, vol.39 1828, vol.40 1833, vol.41 1833, vol.42 1838, vol.43 1839, vol.44 1841, vol.46 1834, vol.47 1841, vol.48 1844, vol.49 1897, vol.50 1837, IA
Chronicle of Arbela 1985
Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Scriptores Arabici, Series Tertia vol.1 : Butrus Ibn al-Rhib [1259-1270], Chronicon Orientale, 1903, IA
Chronicon syriacum, e codd. mss. emendatum ac punctis vocalibus adnotationibusque locupletatum 1890, IA
CRUSADER TRADITION :
Matthew of Edessa, Chronique de Matthieu d'Edesse [962-1136] Continuee par Gregoire le pretre [jusqu'en 1162], 1858, IA
Ludolf von Sachsen, Reisebuch ins Heilige Land, in Niederdeutscher Mundart, 1861, GB
J.A. Giles (ed.), Chronicles of the crusades : being contemporary narratives of the crusade of Richard Coeur de Lion 1848, IA
Itinerarium regis Ricardi 1920, IA
P. Dubois [c.1300], De recuperatione Terre Sancte 1891, IA
R. Röhricht (ed.), Quinti Belli sacri scriptores minores 1879, IA
R. Röhricht (ed.), Annales de Terre Sainte, 1095-1291 1884, IA
L'estoire de la guerre sainte; histoire en vers de la troisieme croisade, 1190-1192 1897, IA
G. de Villehardouin, De la conqueste de Constantinoble 1838, IA
Foucher de Chartres, Historia Hierosolymitana, 1095-1127 1913, IA
Guillaume de Tyr et ses continuateurs, texte français du 13e siecle vol.1 1879, vol.2 1879, IA
Chronique d'Ernoul et de Bernard le Tresorier 1871, IA
William of Tyre, The history of Godefrey of Boloyne and of the conquest of Iherusalem 1893, IA
JEWISH TRADITION :
The Chronicles of Rabbi Joseph ben Joshua ben Meir vol.1 1835, GB; vol.2 1836, GB
Chronicon Samaritanum, arabice conscriptur cui titulus est Liber Josuae 1848, IA
MUSLIM TRADITION :
al-Tabari : The History of al-Tabari, vol.28 [G]; KMLA Lib.Sign. 909 R815h vol. 1, 4, 5, 16; click here for a list of volumes (SUNY, English trsl.)
al-Tabari, Chronique vol.1 1836, GB
vol.1 1867, GB, vol.2 1869, GB, vol.4 1867, IA
al-Masudi, el-Masudi's historical encyclopaedia, entitled "Meadows of gold and mines of gems." 1841, IA
ibn Haukal, The oriental geography of Ebn Haukal: an Arabian traveller of the tenth century 1800, GB
Ibn Khallikan's biographical dictionary vol.1 1868, vol.2 1843, vol.3 1868, GB
Vahram's Chronicle of the Armenian Kingdom in Cilicia during the Time of the Crusades , 1831, GB
The travels of Ibn Batuta 1829, GB
al-Makrizi, Histoire des Sultans Mamlouks vol.1 1845, IA; vol.2 1845, GB
al-Suyuti, The history of the temple of Jerusalem 1836, GB
K. Celebi, The history of the maritime wars of the Turks, 1831, GB
Annals of the Turkish Empire from 1591 to 1659 of the Christian era, M. Naima, vol.1 1832, GB
E. Celebi, Narrative of travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa in the seventeenth century vol.1 1834, GB; vol.1,2 1846, GB; vol.2 1850, GB
Mir Khvand, The History of Persia: Containing, the Lives and Memorable Action of Its ... 1715, GB
Mir Khvand, History of the early kings of Persia : from Kaiomars, the first of the Peshdadian dynasty, to the conquest of Iran by Alexander the Great 1832, IA
The geographical works of Sadik Isfahani. 1832, IA
E. Browne (trsl.), A Rare Thirteenth Century History of the Seljuqs, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society (1902), IA
D.S. Margoliouth et al. (ed.), The eclipse of the 'Abbasid caliphate; original chronicles of the fourth Islamic century vol.2 1921 (in Arabic), vol.4 1920, vol.5 1920, vol.6 1920, vol.7 : Index 1921, IA
Imam al Waqidi [9th C.], The Islamic Conquest of Syria, IA
Ahmad ibn Yahya al-Baladuri [d. 892], The origins of the Islamic state : being a translation from the Arabic, vol.1 1916, vol.2 1916, IA
J.T. Reinaud, Extraits des historiens Arabes, relatifs aux Guerres des Croisades, ouvrage formant, d'apres les ecrivains Musulmans, un recit suivi des Guerres Saintes 1829, IA
Usama Ibn Munqidh, Memorien eines syrischen Emirs aus der Zeit der Kreuzzüge German trsl. 1905, IA
Tabakat-i-Nasiri - A General History of the Muhammadan Dynasties of Asia Including Hindustan (2 Volume Set) trsl. by H.G. Raverty, 1881, IA
WESTERN TRADITION
D. Ramsay, Universal History Americanized, vol.2 1819, GB : Arabia, Natolia etc. pp.42-271

Primary Sources : yearbooks
Britannica Book of the Year 1913, 1942-1997, 1999, 2002 [G]; KMLA Library has vol. 1998, 2006
Statesman's Yearbook 1878, 1889, 1895, 1898, 1901-1902, 1904-1907, 1910, 1912, 1918, 1919, 1924-1926, 1928-1929, 1932-1933, 1937, 1942-1943, 1961-1962, 1962-1963, 1970-1971, 1973-1974, 1975-1976 to 1976-1977, 1978-1979 to 2011
Statesman's Yearbook 1867 IA, 1868 IA, 1869 IA, 1871 IA, 1872 IA, 1873 IA, 1874 IA, 1875 IA, 1876 IA, 1877 IA, 1878 IA, 1879 IA, 1880 IA, 1881 IA, 1882 IA, 1883 IA, 1884 IA, 1885 IA, 1886 IA, 1887 IA, 1888 IA, 1889 IA, 1890 IA, 1891 IA, 1892 IA, 1894 IA, 1895 IA, 1896 IA, 1899 IA, 1903 IA, 1913 IA, 1919 IA, 1921 IA
Americana Annual 1927-1928, 1930-1941, 1943-1947, 1950-1954, 1957-1981, 1983-1990, 1992-1995, 1997-1998, 2000-2002, 2005-2006, 2008
(New) International Yearbook 1898-1900, 1907-1910, 1913-1914, 1916-1926, 1928-1935, 1937-1946, 1954, 1957, 1959, 1961-1962 [G]; Internet Archive provides links to scans of volumes of 1925-1959
Yearbook on International Communist Affairs 1968, 1973, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1989 [G]

Primary Sources : coins
Oriental Coins Database
Catalogue des monnaies musulmanes de la Bibliotheque nationale Espagne et Afrique 1891, Espagne et Afrique vol.2 n.d., Egypte, Syrie 1896, IA
Catalogue des monnaies grecques de la Bibliotheque nationale Les perses achemenides, les satrapes et les dynastes tributaires de leur empire Cypre & Phenicie 1893, Les rois de Syrie, d'Armenie et de Commagene 1890, IA
Catalogue of Greek Coins in the British Museum : The Ptolemies, Kings of Egypt 1883, Arabia, Mesopotamia and Persia (Nabataea, Arabia Provincia, S. Arabia, Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Assyria, Persia, Alexandrine empire of the East, Persis, Elymais, Characene 1922, IA
Catalogue of the imperial Byzantine coins in the British Museum vol.1 1908, vol.2 1908, IA
British Museum, Catalogue of the Coins of Parthia 1903, IA
Catalogue of the collection of Arabic coins preserved in the Khedivial Library at Cairo 1897, IA
Catalogue des monnaies turcomanes Beni Ortok, Beni Zengui, Frou' Atabeqyeh et Meliks Eyoubites de Meiyafarikin 1894, IA
S. Lane-Poole, Coins of the Urtuki Turkumans 1875, IA
W.H. Valentine, Modern copper coins of the Muhammadan states of Turkey, Persia, Egypt, Afghanistan, Morocco, Tripoli, Tunis, etc. 1911, IA
A.K. Markov, Catalogue des monnaies arsacides 1889, IA
Catalogue of Oriental coins in the British Museum vol.2 The coins of the Mohammadan dynasties, 1876, vol.4 The coinage of Egypt: (A. H. 358-922) under the Fatimee khaleefehs, the Ayyoobees, and the Memlook sultans, 1879, vol.5 The coins of the Moors of Africa and Spain: and the kings and imams of the Yemen, 1880, vol.8 The coins of the Turks, 1883, vol.9, Additions to vol.1-4, 1889, IA
Catalogue of the coins of the Vandals, Ostrogoths and Lombards, and of the empires of Thessalonica, Nicaea and Trebizond in the British museum 1911, IA
British Museum, The Coins of the Shahs of Persia, Safavis, Afghans, Efsharis, Zands, and Kajars 1887, IA
Encyclopaedia Iranica, Coins and Coinage
Anatolian Coins

Primary Sources : religious literature
C.F. Horne, The sacred books and early literature of the East; with an historical survey and descriptions Vol.1 Babylonia and Assyria: The tales of Babylon that survived its fall; Earth's Coldest language: the Sumerian Texts in the Akkadian, or oldest Semitic tongue, The writings of Hammurapi, The creation epic, The epic of Gilgamesh and the goddess Ishtar, Other religious legends, Moral and philosophical texts, The Tel-El-Amarna letters, Records of the conquering kings, Prayers and magic incantations, Nebuchadrezzar and Belshazzar. Jastrow, Morris. 1917, IA, Vol.2 Egypt: The earliest Egyptian remains, The secret pyramid texts, Biography, travel, and romance, The precepts of Ptah-Hotep, Religious and semi-historic texts, Tales of romance and travel, The book of the dead, Egypt's holy scripture, Hymns to the One Universal God, The religion of the poor in ancient Egypt, History and legend under the great empire, Egypt's chief epic poem, Tales of romance and travel, The book of the breaths of life, Romances. Breasted, J.H. 1917, IA, Vol.3 Ancient Hebrew: The earliest remains, The Mishna or elder Talmud, The Gemara, or younger talmud, The Haggada or Tales and traditions of the talmud, The Halacha, or Rules of the law, The tabernacle, Oko, A.W. Bibliography. 1917, IA, Vol.4 Medieval Hebrew: The Midrash, or Preserved tradition, The Kabbalah or Secret tradition, Religious poetry, The book Cusari, The story of a lost race, The great Hebrew Philosophers, The travels of Benjamin of Tudela, Oko, A.S. Bibliography. 1917, IA, Vol.5 Ancient Arabia: The genius of Arabic literature, The hanged poems, The koran, Torrey, C.C. Bibliography. 1917, IA, Vol.6 Medieval Arabic, Moorish, and Turkish: The sunan, or Holy traditions of Mohammed, Early history and science, Philosophy and religion, Romance, The poems of Arabia, Moorish literature: Science and History, Love poetry of the Spanish Moors; Turkish literature: Legends and poetry, The travels of Sidi Ali Reis; Torrey, C.C. Bibliography. 1917, IA, Vol.7 Ancient Persia: The Zendavesta, or Persian holy scripture, The empire of Cyrus, The later religious books, The Pahlavi historical romances, The final Persian tradition of the past. 1917, IA, Vol.8 Medieval Persia: Omar Khayyam, the first great mystic poet, Nizami, Persia's chief romantic poet, Jalal Ad-din Rumi, the leader of Sufism, Sadi, the famous poet philosopher, Hafiz, the "poet of love", Jami, the last great mystic; Jackson, A.V.W. Bibliography, 1917, IA
Internet Sacred Texts Archive, Ancient Near East, Baha'i, Gnosticism, Christianity : Eastern Churches, Islam, Judaism, Zoroastrianism
Zoroastrian Archives
Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium, Wikipedia Article, Scriptores Arabici, Series Tertia vol.1 1903; Scriptores Coptici, AWOL : Scriptores Coptici Online (links to Oriental Institute, Univ. of Chicago); Scriptores Syri, Series Secunda vol.27 1907, Series Tertia, vol.7 1910, vol.25 1907, IA

Primary Sources : historic commercial directories etc.
W. Beawes, Lex mercatoria rediviva; or, The merchant's directory. 1754 ed. IA, pp.519-522, Levant Trade pp.602-607, Cairo, Alexandria and Rosetta in Egypt pp.607-611, Arabia pp.628-630, Persia etc. pp.630-634; 1792 ed. IA, Levant Trade pp.758-764, Egypt pp.764-768, Arabia pp.789-791, Persia pp.791-796
W. Dickinson, Universal Commerce, 1818, GB; Acre pp.1-2, Cairo pp.59-61, Damascus pp.78-79, Mocha pp.183-184, Sayd or Sidon pp.240-241, Smyrna pp.242-246
C. Vere, The pocket cambist, containing tables of monies of the principal cities in all parts of the world 1836, GB; Aleppo and all Syria p.5, Alexandria p.5, Arabia p.6, Mocha p.16, Persia p.17
Knight's cyclopaedia of the industries of all nations 1851, IA; Alexandria pp.78-79, Arabia pp.178-179, Egypt pp.789-791, Persia pp.1324-1326, Smyrna pp.1551-1552, Turkey p.1722
W.A. Browne, Merchants' Handbook 1879; Turkey pp.75-79, 237-240, Persia, Arabia pp.98-100, 279-282
H. Dent, Transactions in foreign exchanges, a handbook for the use of bankers, merchants and students 1920, IA; Egypt pp.86-87, Oman p.96, Persia pp.96-97, Turkey pp.102-103

Primary Sources : other
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1861-1960
Archnet Historic Sites; special focus on the Muslim World
The David Collection : Islamic Art
Aga Khan Museum, Online Gallery
Palestine Poster Project
Assises du royaume de Jerusalem 1841, IA
Turkey in Asia pp.263-293, Persia pp.293-304 in : United States Bureau of Foreign Commerce, Labor in America, Asia, Africa, Australasia, and Polynesia 1885, IA


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Surveys
P.E. Holt et al. (ed.), The Cambridge History of Islam, vol.1 : The Central Islamic Lands, Cambridge : UP 1970 [G]
W.S. Davis, A Short History of the Near East, from the Founding of Constantinople (330-1922), 1923, IA
Ridpath's history of the world : being an account of the principal events in the career of the human race from the beginnings of civilization to the present time : comprising the development of social institutions and the story of all nations vol.1 1891, IA; Book I : Egypt pp.29-102, Book II : Chaldaea pp.103-140, Book III : Assyria pp.143-200, Book IV : Media pp.201-238, Book V : Babylonia pp.239-302, Book VI : Persia pp.303-376, Book VII : Parthia pp.377-444, vol.2 1891, IA, Book XII : The Mohammedan Ascendancy pp.431-512, vol.3 not on the Middle East, vol.4, 1891, IA, ch.CXLIX The Crimean War pp.705-714, ch.CLI The Sick Man of the East pp.721-740, vol.5 The Close of the Nineteenth Century, 1891, IA, ch.CLXVI : Turkey, Greece and Africa pp.286-303
Viscount Bryce, The Book of history; a history of all nations from the earliest times to the present vol.4 : The Middle East, 1915, IA, vol.5 : The Near East, 1915, IA, vol.6 : The Near East, 1915, IA
B. Lutsky, Modern History of the Arab Countries, 1969 (from the 16th century onward; Communist perspective)

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Specific Topics : by period
BYZANTINE EMPIRE
Dimitri Obolensky, The Byzantine Commonwealth. Eastern Europe 500-1453, Crestwood NY : St. Vladimir's Seminary Press 1971 [G]
A.A. Vasiliev, History of the Byzantine Empire, vol.1, Univ. of Wisconsin Press 1952, KMLA Lib.Sign. 949.5 V334h v.1
CALIPHATE
H. Kennedy, When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World, NY : Da Capo 2006, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.747 K35w
D. Morgan, Medieval Persia 1040-1097, Longman 1988, KMLA Lib.Sign. 955.02 M847m
J. von Hammer Purgstall, History of the Assassins 1835, GB
D.L. O'Leary, A Short History of the Fatimid Caliphate, 1923, IA
TURQIYYA UNTIL 1517
L. Prezbindowski, The Ilkhanid Mongols, the Christian Armenians, and the Islamic Mamluks : a study of their relations, 1220-1335, thesis 2012
D. Aigle, The Letters of Eljigidei, Hulegu, and Abaqa: Mongol Overtures or Christian Ventriloquism ? 2005
S.Z. Jackson, The Life and Works of Rashid al-Din : Jewish Vizier in the Mongol Ilkhanid Court, 2012
D. Aigle, The Mongol Invasions of Bilad al-Sham by Ghazan Khan and Ibn Taymiyah's Three "Anti-Mongol" Fatwas 2007
Academia.edu : Documents in Seljuk (links to theses); Encyclopaedia Iranica, Saljuqs
Academia.edu : Documents in Ilkhanate (links to theses)
G.E. Lane, Mongols in Iran, The Oxford Handbook of Iranian History 2012, pre-print
Academia.edu : Documents in Mamluk History (links to theses); Encyclopaedia Judaica, Mamluks
A. Levanoni, The Mamluk Conception of the Sultanate 1994
E.C. Muslu, Ottoman-Mamluk relations: Diplomacy and perceptions 2007
OTTOMAN EMPIRE
J. Goodwin, Lords of the Horizons : A History of the Ottoman Empire, Henry Holt 1999, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.1 G656l
N. Itzkowitz, Ottoman Empire and Islamic Tradition, Chicago UP 1972 [G]
C. Imber, The Ottoman Empire 1300-1650, The Structure of Power, London : Palgrave MacMillan 2002 [G]
C. Swallow, The Sick Man of Europe. Ottoman Empire to Turkish Republic 1789-1923, London : Ernest Benn 1973 [G]
E. Pears, The Ottoman Turks to the Fall of Constantinople [1453] 1923, IA
E.S. Creasy, History of the Ottoman Turks, 1878, IA
W. Miller, The Ottoman Empire 1801-1913, 1913, IA
MODERN MIDDLE EAST
R. Ovendale, The Longman Companion to the Middle East since 1914, London etc.: Longman 1994 [G]
P. Mansfield, The Ottoman Empire and its Successors, London : MacMillan (1973) 1976 [G]

Specific Topics : historiography
Academia.edu : Documents in Arabic Historiography
A. Attar, Armenian Historiography, Review of Armenian Studies, Number 6, Volume 2 - 2004 (tendentious)
Encyclopedia Iranica : Historiography
Y. Gelber, Israeli Historiography, Jewish Virtual Library
E.T. Ottman, A question of historiography: the "new historians" of Israel, Ritsumeikan Annual Review of International Studies 2008
M. Kabha, A Palestinian Look at the New Historians and Post-Zionism in Israel
T. Khalidi, Palestinian Historiography 1900-1948
Z. Foster, Arab Historiography in Mandatory Palestine 1920-1948 thesis 2011
R. Ja'faryan, A Glance at Historiography in Shi'ite Culture
Encyclopedia of the Ottoman Empire : Historiography of the Ottoman Empire

Specific Topics : social history
J. Freely, Istanbul, the Imperial City. London : Penguin 1996; KMLA Lib.Sign. 949.618 F854i
K.K. Kenishian, Nicosia, Capital of Cyprus then and now, Nicosia 1978 [G]
W. Floor, The Persian Gulf. A Political and Economic History of Five Port Cities 1500-1730, Washington : Mage 2006, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 953 F631p
J. McCarthy, Death and Exile. The Ethnic Cleansing of Ottoman Muslims, 1821-1922, Princeton, NJ : Darwin Press 1995 [G]
R. Lewis, Everyday Life in Ottoman Turkey, NY : Dorset Press 1971 [G]
H. Inalcik, An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman Empire, Vol.I : 1300-1600, Cambridge : UP 1994, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.1015 135e v.1
H. Inalcik and D. Quataert (ed.), An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman Empire, Vol.2 : 1600-1914, Cambridge : UP 1994, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.1015 135e v.2
Y. Koby, Mamluks and Their Relatives in the Period of the Mamluk Sultanate (1250-1517) 2012
G. Lane, Persian Notables and the Families which underpinned the Ilkhanate, scribd
E. Perho, Climbing the Ladder: Social Mobility in the Mamluk Period 2011
D. Pipes, Mamluk Survival in Ottoman Egypt 1983
H. Mahamid, The Construction of Islamic-Educational Institutions in Mamluk Gaza 2007
S.K. Hassam, The Socio-Economic Aspects of the Fatimid Caliphate
Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Africa and Asia : Fatimids (vol.2 pp.37-40)
Y. Lev, Army, Regime, and Society in Fatimid Egypt, 358-487/968-1094 1987
T.K. El-Azhari, Gender and history in the Fatimid State: The case of Eunuchs 909-1171 2013
G. le Strange, Baghdad during the Abbasid Caliphate from contemporary Arabic and Persian Sources 1900, IA
T. Noldeke, A Servile War in the East [The Zanj Slave Uprising in 9th Century Mesopotamia] 1892, IA

Specific Topics : economic history
H. Inalcik, An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman Empire, Vol.I : 1300-1600, Cambridge : UP 1994, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.1015 135e v.1
H. Inalcik and D. Quataert (ed.), An Economic and Social History of the Ottoman Empire, Vol.2 : 1600-1914, Cambridge : UP 1994, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.1015 135e v.2
A. Ruppin, Syria : an economic survey (1918), posted on Internet Archive
J.R. Ghanima, The trade of Iraq in ancient and modern times (1922), posted on Internet Archive
W. Floor, The Persian Gulf. A Political and Economic History of Five Port Cities 1500-1730, Washington : Mage 2006, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 953 F631p
G.F. Hourani, Arab Seafaring, Princeton : UP (1951) 1995, [G]
N. Coureas, Commerce between Mamluk Egypt and Hospitaller Rhodes in the Fifteenth Century: The Case of Sidi Galip Ripolli 2008
W.K. Mudjani et al., The Economic Decline of Circassian Mamluks in Egypt 2011
M. Önge, Caravanserais as Symbols of Power in Seljuk Anatolia 2007
B. Güvemli, Development of the Merdiban Method in the Ilkhanate State (1251-1353 A.D.) and its Transition to the Ottoman State Accountancy 2011
S.K. Hassam, The Socio-Economic Aspects of the Fatimid Caliphate
B. Shoshan, Fatimid Grain Policy and the Post of the Muhtasib 1981
S. Heidemann, The History of the Industrial and Commercial Area of 'Abbasid al-Raqqa Called al-Raqqa al-Muhtariqa 2006
M. Nesbitt et al., History of Rice in Western and Central Asia

Specific Topics : history of religion
K.M. Firro, A History of the Druzes, Handbuch der Orientalistik (Handbook of Oriental Studies), supplemental volume no.9, Leiden : Brill 1992, in English [G]
F.J. Bliss, The Religions of Modern Syria and Palestine (1912), IA
B.H. Springett, Secret Sects of Syria and the Lebanon (1922), IA
A.R. Vine, The Nestorian churches [microform] ; a concise history of Nestorian Christianity in Asia from the Persian schism to the modern Assyrians 1937, IA
S. Mendelssohn, The Jews of Asia : especially in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries 1920, IA
K. Salibi, Druze History
J. von Hammer Purgstall, History of the Assassins 1835, GB; M.A. Tajddin, History of the Ismailis

Specific Topics : cultural history
Distribution of Asian Languages, map from Muturzikin; Linguistic Maps from Titus Didactica, scroll down for Asia
Languages of Asia, from Ethnologue; click on country
Heilbrunn Timeline of History : West Asia
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thematic Essays : Ancient Near Eastern Art, Islamic Art, for Ancient Egypt see under African Art
J. Lyons, The House of Wisdom, 2010, KMLA Lib.Sign. G 509.17 A 415h
S.H. Nasr, Science and Civilization in Islam, 2007, KMLA Lib.Sign. G 509.1767 N264s
A. Wahby et al., The Ornamented Domes of Cairo: the Mamluk Masoní»s Challenge
L. Fernandes, Mamluk Architecture and the Question of Patronage 1997
N. Rabbat, Perception of Architecture in Mamluk Sources 2002

Specific Topics : Geographic/Ethnographic Compendia, Middle East coverage
A. du Bois, La Geographie moderne, naturelle historique & politique, vol.3 : Asia, 1736, GB; ch.IV Georgie pp.565-570; ch.V-VII la Turquie en Asie pp.571-607, ch.VIII l'Arabie pp.607-616, ch.IX la Perse pp.616-629
Thomas Salmon, Modern history or the present state of all nations, 1744-1746 edition vol.1 pp.305-383 Present State of Persia 1744, Present State of Arabia pp.383-400, Present State of the Turkish Empire pp.409-510 GB
T.G. Smollett, The Present State of all Nations, vol.7 Asia 1769, GB
W. Guthrie, A new system of modern geography : or, A geographical, historical, and commercial grammar ; and present state of the several nations of the world ... vol.2 1794, IA; Turkey in Asia pp.38-54, Persia pp.115-137, Arabia pp.137-142, Egypt pp.152-161
T.F. Ehrmann, Neueste Länder- und Völkerkunde, vol.10, West- und Mittelasien, 1810, GB
C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, vol.1, 1827, GB; Caucasian Countries pp.298-315, Turkey in Asia pp.315-381, Arabia pp.381-398, Persia pp.398-438; vol.4, 1826, GB; Egypt pp.47-114
H. Murray et al., An Encyclopaedia of Geography 1834, GB; Turkey in Asia pp.870-916, Arabia pp.916-927, Persian Empire pp.927-940, Independent Persia pp.940-949, Egypt pp.1144-1176
E. Reclus, Universal Geography, The Earth and its Inhabitants [1876-1894], vol.9 South-Western Asia, n.d., IA; vol.10 North East Africa, n.d., IA
World Geography Encyclopedia, vol.3 : Asia, 1994, KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 910.3 P238w v.3

Specific Topics : history by country
E.L. Daniel, The History of Iran, Greenwood 2000, 320 pp., KMLA Lib.Sign. 955 D 184t
E.G. Browne, The Persian Revolution 1905-1909, Washington : Mage 2006, KMLA Lib.Sign. 955.051 B882p
P.M. Sykes, A History of Persia, vol.1, 1915, IA; vol.2, 1915, IA
J. Afary, The Iranian Constitutional Revolution 1906-1911, NY : Columbia UP 1996, KMLA Lib.Sign. 320.955 A256i
T. Daryaee, Sasanian Persia, 2009, IA
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.28, pp.920-972 Article Turkey and Ancient Anatolia. KMLA Lib.Sign. R 032 B862h v.28
B. Lewis, The Emergence of Modern Turkey, Oxford : University Press (1961) 2nd edition 1968
D.A. Howard, The History of Turkey, Greenwood 2001, 272 pages; KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.1 H848h
W.D. Hütteroth, Wissenschaftliche Länderkunden : Türkei (Scientific Country Studies : Turkey), Darmstadt : Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 1982, in German [G]
T. Swietochowski, Russian Azerbaijan 1905-1920, Cambridge : UP (1985) 2004, KMLA Lib.Sign. 947 54083 S975r
W. Mallinson, A Modern History of Cyprus, London : Tauris 2005, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.9303 M254C
Ph.K. Hitti, Syria A Short History (1959), IA
D.D. Commins, Islamic Reform. Politics and Social Change in Late Ottoman Syria. Oxford : UP 1990 [G]
D. Pipes, Greater Syria. The History of an Ambition, Oxford : UP 1990, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956 P665g
U.S. Army, A short guide to Syria (1943), IA
K. Baedeker, Palestine and Syria: Handbook for Travellers (1894), IA
G.M. Wortabet, Syria and the Syrians; or, Turkey in the dependencies (1856), IA
K. Salibi, A House of Many Mansions, The History of Lebanon reconsidered, Berkeley : Univ. of California Press 1988, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.92 S165h Ph. Robins, A History of Jordan, Cambridge : UP 2004, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 956.9504 R657h
I. Pappe, A History of Modern Palestine, Cambridge : UP 2004, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.9405 P218h
S. Hadawi, Bitter Harvest. A Modern History of Palestine, NY : Olive Branch (1967) 1999 [B]
T. A. Idinopolis, Weathered by Miracles. A History of Palestine from Napoleon and Muhamad Ali to Ben Gurion and the Mufti, Chicago : Ivan R. Dee 1998 [G]
A. al Kayyali, Palestine; A Modern History (1978), IA
W.A. Polk et al., Backdrop To Tragedy The Struggle For Palestine (1957), IA
H. Luke et al., The handbook of Palestine (1922), IA
C. Tripp, A History of Iraq, Cambridge : UP 2000 [G]
C. Hunt, The History of Iraq, Westport CT : Greenwood 2005, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 956.7 H939h
F. Heard-Bey, From Trucial States to United Arab Emirates, Dubai : Motivate Publishing (1982) 2004 [G]
F. Owtram, A Modern History of Oman, Formation of the State since 1920, London : Tauris 2004, KMLA Lib.Sign. 953.53 097m
M. al-Rasheed, A History of Saudi Arabia, Cambridge : UP 2002, KMLA Lib.Sign. 953.805 A459h
R.G. Hovannisian (ed.), The Armenian People from Ancient to Modern Times, vol.2, NY : St. Martin's Press 1997, KMLA Lib.Sign. 956.62 H845c v.2
R. Bedrosian, Armenia during the Seljuk and Mongol Periods 1997, IA
S. Sand, The Invention of the Jewish People, London : Verso 2009 [G]
Afaf Lufti al Sayyid Marsot, A Short History of Modern Egypt, Cambridge : UP (1985) 1994, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 962 S275a
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th edition, Macropaedia, Vol.18, pp.91-145 Article Egypt. KMLA Lib. Call Sign R 032 B862h v.18
Glenn E. Perry : The History of Egypt, Westport CT : Greenwood 2004, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 962 P462h
Max Rodenbeck, Cairo. The City Victorious, American University in Cairo Press 1988, KMLA Lib. Call Sign 963.6216 R587c
Jill Kamil, Coptic Egypt, History and Guide, American University in Cairo Press 1987 [G]


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KMLA History Program Student Papers on Middle Eastern History
Lee, Eunji, Transfer of Knowledge and Skills between the World of Islam and South Asia (2013)
Kang, Jun-suk : A History of Textiles in Egypt (2009)
Kim, Sun Hoo, History of Food and Nutrition in West Asia (2009)
Specific Topics
Kim, Doyeong : Alexandria: A Center of Interregional Trade and Host to Foreign Merchants (2012)
Kang, Jun-suk, Iranian Historiography : Various Perspectives on Defining Moments in the Modern History of Iran (2010)
Kim, Min Ju, The Gender Issue in the Modern History of Turkey : The Discrepancy between modernization of legal institutions and social customs (2011)
Choi, Jungyun, The Political Structure of the Continuation of the Israeli-Palestine Conflict (2008)
Park, Young Jin, Multicultural Metropoleis : Vienna and Istanbul, as described in Historic Encyclopedias (2009)
Lee, Joo Hyung, Progress outside of Europe, as Reflected in 19th Century Encyclopedias : Egypt and Persia (2009)