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The Modern Middle East  

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Newly Revised Classroom Resource

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The Middle East in Transition: Questions for U.S. Policy
Available from the Primary Source Library, the 3rd edition (2015) of this curriculum unit from the Choices Program at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University covers the history of U.S. involvement in the Middle East from 1900 to the present through maps, cartoons, and primary sources. Supplemental materials are available online.



This guide offers book, film, curriculum, and website resources for teaching and learning about the Modern Middle East. Many books and films listed in this guide are available from the Primary Source Library. Please contact the librarian if you are interested in checking out or using sources from the library collection. Contact information for the Primary Source Library can be found in the right column of every page. Use the blue tabs above to navigate through this guide.

For the purposes of this guide, the Middle East is the Arab World, Iran, Israel, and Turkey.


Global Studies: Middle East

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Global Studies: The Middle East - Azzedine Layachi
Global Studies is a unique series designed to provide comprehensive background information and selected world press articles on the regions and countries of the world.



Guide originally created by Jennifer Hanson and revised by Karen Storz.

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