• Geography,  History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars

    The Encyclopedia of Middle East Wars edited by Spencer C. Tucker, ABC-CLIO, 2010. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 973.928 T79M A 5-volume set focusing on U.S. involvement and engagement in conflicts in the Middle East. Entry Examples: Aircraft, Reconnaissance Casualties, Operation Enduring Freedom Egypt, Armed Forces Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries Warlords, Afghanistan Helpful for: Political Studies, Military Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Humanities, History, Global Studies

  • Fine Arts,  History,  Humanities,  Research,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: Arab Filmmakers of the Middle East

    Arab Filmmakers of the Middle East: A Dictionary by Roy Armes, Indiana U. Press, 2010. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 791.43 Ar5R A helpful introduction on filmmaking in the Middle East is then followed by an alphabetical list of filmmakers in and from the Middle East.  Each name is followed by a brief biography and filmography. Examples: Al-Rais, Maria Mohammad Badr, Liana Khill, Ibrahim Tabari, Ula Zureikat, Sima Helpful for: Film Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Humanities, History, Global Studies, Gender Studies