Arab-Israeli Conflict

We can't fit every resource about the Arab-Israeli on to this list! A topic guide is just the beginning of building your bibliography.

Reference materials
This is the place to start any research project. Reference resources offer short, authoritative information on every topic. Reference books must be used in the library. Most contain bibliographies of important books on your topic. A good first stop would be any of the standard print encyclopedias in the Beaver collection: Encyclopedia Americana, World Book or Britannica.


DeFronzo, James. (2006). Revolutionary movements in world history. REF 303.64 REV A 3 volume set.
Gale Group. History behind the. 909 H62 2001 3 volume set.
Herb, G. and Kaplan, D. ( 2008). Nations and nationalism: a global historical overview. REF 320.54 NAT 4 volume set with olive-green spines.


Britannica Online Great for pre-search and primary sources, including speeches, essays, biographies, court decisions, editorials and photos.
Gale Virtual Reference Library
General Reference Center Gold
Routledge Reference Resources


Books about the history of the Arab-Israeli conflict can be found at around 956.94. Search the catalog using the subject terms Israel-Arab conflicts or Palestine --History. Biographies can be found at 921, listed alphabetically by the subject's last name; for example, a biography of Golda Meir would carry the call number: 921 M47.

Hall, John. The Palestinian National Authority. 956.94 HALL 134 pages.
Margulies, Phillip. The creation of Israel. 956.94 C86 2005 268 pages.
Worth, Richard. The Arab-Israeli conflict. 956.9405 W89 2007 127 pages.


The New York Times (1851-2005)*
The New York Times (1980-current)
World News Digest

Other sources
A toZ Maps Online
Expanded Academic ASAP
Global Issues in Context
Biography in Context For information on famous people associated with the Arab-Israeli conflict. Search by the person's last name.
History Study Center
Issues and Controversies
World History In Context

Internet sites

History of the Arab-Israeli conflict From the BBC.
Library of Congress country studies
Timeline With video images, from the Council on Foreign Relations.
United Nations Reports, history of Palestine.

BPL resources

You can use the Boston Public Library's electronic resources if you need more sources. You will need to sign up for an electronic card. Stop by the BCDS library for help. Helpful databases through BPL include Credo Reference, JSTOR and PAIS International.

The above image was provided through ARTstore by Magnum Photos.

Created 4/11