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Selection of Textbooks

James Gelvin, The Modern Middle East: A History, any edition.

Albert Hourani; Philip S. Khoury; Mary C. Wilson (eds.), The Modern Middle East: a Reader (London: I.B. Tauris, 2004).

Ervand Abrahamian, A History of Modern Iran (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).

Eugene Rogan, The Arabs: A History (London: Penguin Books, any edition).

Albert Hourani, A History of the Arab People (London: Faber and Faber, 1991).

William L. Clevelan and Martin P. Bunton, A History of the Modern Middle East (Boulder: Westview Press, 6th edition, 2017).

Liat Kozma; Cyrus Schayegh; Avner Wishnitzer (eds.), A Global Middle East: Mobility, Materiality and Culture in the Modern Age, 1880-1940 (London: I.B. Tauris, 2015).

Peter Mansfield and Nicolas Pelham, A History of the Middle East (London: Penguin Books, 2010).

Robert T. Harrison, Britain in the Middle East, 1619-1971 (London: Bloomsbury, 2016).

Jonathan P. Parry, Promised Lands: The British and the Ottoman Middle East (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2022).

Guillemette Crouzet, Inventing the Middle East: Britain and the Persian Gulf in the Age of Global Imperialism (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2022).

John Darwin, Britain, Egypt and the Middle East: Imperial Policy in the Aftermath of War 1918-1922 (London: Macmillan, 1981).

Michael E. Bonine, Abbas Amanat, and Michael Ezekiel Gasper (eds.), Is There a Middle East? The Evolution of a Geopolitical Concept (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2011).

Philip S Khoury; Mary C Wilson; Albert Hourani, The Modern Middle East: a Reader, any edition