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HIST 302 Arab-Israeli Conflict: Commercial Databases

Taught during fall 2017 by Professor Stacy Holden.

Commercial Databases

Numerous commercial databases and multiple archival sources can be used to find information on Middle East history and culture which are available through Purdue Libraries website.  Examples include:

Aga Khan Documentation Center (Courtesy:  MIT Libraries)

Access UN  (Provides access to publications from various United Nations agencies)

America:  History and Life (Scholarly articles and other historical iterature from U.S. and Canadian History publications)

Historical Abstracts (Scholarly articles and other historical literature covering global regions outside the U.S. and Canada)

Humanities Full Text (Scholarly literature on multiple humanities topics on an international scale)

Measuring Worth (University of Illinois-Chicago resource documenting the purchasing power of the U.S. dollar)

Military Balance (Annnual database on military forces from the British International Institute of Strategic Studies 1961-Present)

World War I in Palestine and the Sinai (Library of Congress photo archive)

American Colony in Jerusalem 1870-2006 (Library of Congress photo archive)

Sources for Historical Photographs of the Middle East (Library of Congress compiled resource linking to various international repositories.)

NexisUni (Articles from major U.S. and international newspapers including Jerusalem Post and Washington Post)

ProQuest Historical Newspapers (Articles from major U.S. newspapers e.g. New  York Times, Wall Street Journal

London Daily Telegraph Archive (Major British Newspaper with articles from 1855-2000)

Times of London Digital Archive  (Major British Newspaper with articles from 1785-1985)

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