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History of the U.S. and the Middle East

Library and internet resources for research on U.S.-Middle East relations.

Books

Books provide comprehensive, broad coverage of a given topic, including background or historical information. Many, but not all, books are written by scholars and published by University presses and scholarly associations. These would be considered scholarly, academic, and authoritative sources.

Find Books in the SLU Libraries

Search for books using the Saint Louis University Libraries' Catalog.

Finding Books on a Topic with the SLU Libraries Catalog

Browse Books by Subject

Click the links below to find books on these subjects. You may also adapt these subject headings to make them more specific. For instance, just as there is a subject for United States - Foreign relations - Middle East, there will be similar subject headings for specific countries in the Middle East.

Example: United States - Foreign relations - Israel

How to Get a Book

1. Search the SLU Libraries Catalog by title, author, subject, or keyword.

2. When you find a book, make note of its current status (checked out or available), library location, and call number. Pius Library location links are clickable and lead to a call number location guide

3. Go to the appropriate library and floor to retrieve your book and check it out at the library's circulation desk with your SLU ID.

To find books in Missouri's academic libraries (and a few public libraries), search the MOBIUS Catalog

To find books in Colorado and Wyoming, search Prospector. 

To find books in U.S. libraries (and beyond), search WorldCat