History in the
Middle East - Links to resources for the study of the Middle
East, a complex place with many religious ideas, colorful cultures, and
a long history.
Institute - "The Middle East Institute of Columbia University, founded in 1954, has helped to set the national pace in developing an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the Middle East from the rise of Islam to the present, with a primary focus on the 19th and 20th centuries."
Middle East & Islamic Studies - "An on-going compilation of electronic bibliographic resources and research materials on the Middle East and North Africa (in the broadest sense) available on the global Internet, created under the purview of the Middle East Studies Department of Columbia University Libraries."
Afghanistan: the Harrison Foreman Collection - "Contains 195 images which document the life and culture of Afghanistan in the late 1960s. The photographs portray the daily life of Afghanis, capture the beauty of the land, and document historic sites, including the great Buddhas of Bamiyan destroyed by the Taliban in 2001."
Foundation for Middle East Peace - A
nonprofit organization dedicated to informing Americans about the
Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as well as assisting in a peaceful
solution that brings security for both peoples.
of Palestine - "An overview of the history and
issues of the establishment of Palestine, with a collection of
maps and a database of United Nations (UN) documents related to
Palestine and the Arab-Israeli conflict."