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Research guide: Middle Eastern Studies
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  • Project Muse
    Full text articles from 300 humanities, arts, and social sciences journals.
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Audio Visual Materials
  • Occupation 101 voices of the silenced majority (DVD)
    DS119.765 .O33 2007
    Documentary film on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict presents a comprehensive analysis of the facts and hidden truths surrounding the never ending controversy and dispels many of its long-perceived myths and misconceptions.The film also details life under Israeli military rule, the role of the United States in the conflict, and the major obstacles that stand in the way of a lasting and viable peace. The roots of the conflict are explained through first-hand on-the-ground experiences from leading Middle East scholars, peace activists, journalists, religious leaders and humanitarian workers whose voices have too often been suppressed in American media outlets.
  • The road to Kerbala (DVD)
    BP194.5.T4 J3 2005
    Filmmaker Katia Jarjoura joins religious celebrants on the 100-kilometer walk from Baghdad to Kerbala, a journey that offers rare insights into the political and religious turmoin of post-Saddam, U.S.-occupied Iraq. Hamid el Mokhtar, a poet and novelist imprisoned during Saddam's regime, accompanies Katia and offers a religious but open-minded, and occasionally sardonic, perspective on events.
  • Elusive peace: Israel and the Arabs (DVD)
    DS113.7 .E487584 2005
    President Clinton, Yasser Arafat, the Israeli Prime Ministers, their generals and advisors, and those behind the suicide bombs and assassinations tell what happened behind closed doors as peace talks gave way.
  • Israel, a nation is born: with Abba Eban, a personal witness (DVD)
    DS126.5 .I733 2003
    This six-part chronicle of the birth and development of the Jewish state is hosted and narrated by Abba Eban, former Israeli Ambassador. Features rare footage and interviews with world leaders. Depicts five decades of the turbulent history of Israel.
  • Power and terror: Noam Chomsky in our times (DVD)
    HV6432 .P69 2002
    Chomsky places the terroist attacks of 9/11 in the context of American foreign intervention throughout the postwar decades--in Vietnam, Central America, the Middle East and elsewhere.
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