Reading List: Israeli/Palestinian Conflict 4-Ottoman Empire, the Modern Middle East, Imperialism, and World War I

Ottoman Empire

Ottoman Brothers: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Early Twentieth-Century Palestine by Michelle Campos

Osman’s Dream: The History of the Ottoman Empire by Caroline Finkel

A Brief History of the Late Ottoman Empire by M. Sükrü Hanioglu

The Arabs of the Ottoman Empire, 1516-1918: A Social and Cultural History by Bruce Masters

The Ottoman Empire, 1700-1922 (New Approaches to European History) by Donald Quataert

Frontiers of the State in the Late Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, 1850-1921 (Cambridge Middle East Studies) by Eugene L. Rogan

Palestine in Transformation, 1856-1882: Studies in Social, Economic and Political Development by Alexander Scholch

The Second Ottoman Empire: Political and Social Transformation in the Early Modern World (Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization) by Baki Tezcan

Arab Nationalism and the Modern Middle East

A History of the Modern Middle East by William Cleveland

Arab Nationalism in the Twentieth Century: From Triumph to Despair by Adeed Dawisha

From Ottomanism to Arabism: Essays on the Origins of Arab Nationalism by C. Ernest Dawn

The Modern Middle East: A History by James L. Gelvin

Rethinking Nationalism in the Arab Middle East edited by Israel Gershoni

A History of the Arab Peoples: With a New Afterword by Albert Hourani

Arabs and Young Turks: Ottomanism, Arabism, and Islamism in the Ottoman Empire, 1908-1918 by Hasan Kayali

Politics in Palestine: Arab Factionalism and Social Disintegration, 1939-1948 (SUNY Series in the Social and Economic History of the Middle East) by Issa Khalaf

The Origins of Arab Nationalism edited by Rashid Khalidi

Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness by Rashid Khalidi

The Palestinian People: A History by Baruch Kimmerling

A History of Palestine: From the Ottoman Conquest to the Founding of the State of Israel by Gudrun Kramer

Syria and the French Mandate: The Politics of Arab Nationalism, 1920-1945 (Princeton Studies on the Near East) by Philip Shukry Khoury

The Arabs and Zionism before World War I by Neville Mandel

The Origins of Palestinian Nationalism (Institute for Palestine Studies Series) by Muhammad Muslih

Arabism Islamism and the Palestine Question: A Political History by Basheer M. Nafi

State, Power and Politics in the Making of the Modern Middle East by Roger Owen

The Emergence of the Palestinian-Arab National Movement, 1918-1929 by Yehoshua Porath

The Palestinian Arab National Movement, 1929-1939: From Riots to Rebellion (Vol 2) by Yehoshua Porath

The Great Syrian Revolt and the Rise of Arab Nationalism (CMES Modern Middle East Series) by Michael Provence

Memories of Revolt: The 1936-1939 Rebellion and the Palestinian National Past by Ted Swedenburg

World War I, French Involvement, and the British Mandate in Palestine

A Line in the Sand: The Anglo-French Struggle for the Middle East, 1914-1948 by James Barr

The Last Crusade: The Palestine Campaign in the First World War by Anthony Bruce

Western Imperialism in the Middle East 1914-1958 by D. K. Fieldhouse

British Pan-Arab Policy, 1915-1922 by Isaiah Friedman

The Question of Palestine: British-Jewish-Arab Relations 1914-1918 by Isaiah Friedman

A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East by David Fromkin

Arab Christians in British Mandate Palestine: Communalism and Nationalism, 1917-1948 by Noah Haiduc-Dale

From Empire to Empire: Jerusalem Between Ottoman And British Rule (Space, Place and Society) by Abigail Jacobson

Syria and the French Mandate: The Politics of Arab Nationalism, 1920-1945 (Princeton Studies on the Near East) by Philip Shukry Khoury

The End of the Palestine mandate (Modern Middle East series) by William Roger Louis

Colonialism and Christianity in Mandate Palestine (Jamal and Rania Daniel Series in Contemporary History, Politics, Culture, and Religion of the Levant) by Laura Robson

The Balfour Declaration: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Jonathan Schneer

The Politics of Partition: King Abdullah, the Zionists, and Palestine 1921-1951 by Avi Shlaim

King Abdullah, Britain and the Making of Jordan (Cambridge Middle East Library) by Mary Christina Wilson

Hell in the Holy Land: World War 1 in the Middle East by David R. Woodward



Reading List: Israeli/Palestinian Conflict 3-Rise of Islam and Caliphate Rule through Medieval Europe

Rise of Islam and Caliphate Rule

The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach (Oxford Studies in Byzantium) by Gideon Avni

The Great Caliphs: The Golden Age of the ‘Abbasid Empire by Amira K. Bennison

The Formation of Islam: Religion and Society in the Near East, 600-1800 (Themes in Islamic History) by Jonathan P. Berkey

The Rise of Islam (Greenwood Guides to Historic Events of the Medieval World) by Matthew Gordon

The First Dynasty of Islam: The Umayyad Caliphate AD 661-750 by G. R Hawting

The Early Abbasid Caliphate: A Political History by Hugh Kennedy

The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In by Hugh Kennedy

When Baghdad Ruled the Muslim World: The Rise and Fall of Islam’s Greatest Dynasty by Hugh Kennedy

Islam in the Middle Ages: The Origins and Shaping of Classical Islamic Civilization (Praeger Series on the Middle Ages) by Jacob Lassner

The Ottomans and the Mamluks: Imperial Diplomacy and Warfare in the Islamic World (Library of Ottoman Studies) by Cihan Yüksel Muslu

The History of Jerusalem: The Early Muslim Period (638-1099) by Joshua Prawer

Byzantine Empire and Medieval Europe

The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land by Thomas Asbridge

The Byzantine-Islamic Transition in Palestine: An Archaeological Approach (Oxford Studies in Byzantium) by Gideon Avni

The Crusader States by Malcolm Barber

The Byzantine Empire by Robert Browning

Reassessing Jewish Life in Medieval Europe by Robert Chazan

The Jews of Medieval Western Christendom, 1000-1500 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) by Robert Chazan

The Race for Paradise: An Islamic History of the Crusades by Paul M. Cobb

Under Crescent and Cross: The Jews in the Middle Ages by Mark R. Cohen

Exclusiveness and Tolerance: Studies in Jewish-Gentile Relations in Medieval and Modern Times (Scripta Judaica, 3) by Jacob Katz

The Crusades and the Christian World of the East: Rough Tolerance (The Middle Ages Series) by Christopher MacEvitt

The Concise History of the Crusades (Critical Issues in World and International History) by Thomas F. Madden

Religious Communities in Byzantine Palestina: The Relationship Between Judaism, Christianity and Islam AD 400-700 (Bar International Series) by Eliya Ribak

The Crusades: A History by Jonathan Riley-Smith

A Short History of the Byzantine Empire (I.B. Tauris Short Histories) by Dionysios Stathakopoulos

Alienated Minority: The Jews of Medieval Latin Europe by Kenneth Stow

God’s War: A New History of the Crusades by Christopher Tyerman