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Topics include history of society, social institutions, and its social conditions encompassing the role of women, gender, sexuality, health, education, diaspora, migration, travel, tourism, ethnicity, and environmental sustainability.
When Searching for topics pertaining to Palestinian Culture, look for material on the cultural history of the region within the travel itineraries on under the heading "Holy Land."
Travel & Tourism
- Travel Accounts for Arab World and Africa
- Specimen Samples from Arab World & Africa
Food & Traditions
Found in the Library
A taste of Palestine : menus and memories, by Aziz Shihab
A collection of recipes, remembrances and social commentaries by the author who has a distinguished career in journalism. He is the father of local poet and author Naomi Shihab Nye, who presented this book to the Library in 2001.
Newspapers & Cartoons
- Arabic, Persian and Ottoman/Turkish periodicals (Universitat Bonn)
- Jarayed, archive of Arabic Newspapers (in Hebrew, Arabic and English) from Ottoman and Mandatory Palestine
- Historical Jewish Press National Library of Israel Collection of Jewish and Hebrew periodicals
- Jerusalem Post, Oct. 1988- .LOCATION: Documents (Lamont): JCDROM 03
- Mideast Wire.com (2005- ) offers English summaries, with links to original text as available, of news from 22 Arab countries, Iran, and the Arab media Diaspora.
- Multidata Online (1994- ). “General News" includes full text for 52 Arab World dailies and weeklies in Arabic, English and French. Arabic and English interfaces.
- Nashriyah: digital Iranian history (1950-early 2000s)
- Pan-Arab News Index (1998- ) offers print and online newspapers and news magazines, and Internet news sources. Searchble in Arabic or English but content primarily in Arabic.
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