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Arabic History and Culture Books @ Schoolcraft
Understanding Arabs, 6th Edition by
Call Number: DS 36.77 .N93 2018
Publication Date: 2018-05-08
A counter-point to prevailing assumptions about Arab culture, the 6th edition of this seminal work is a timely, lucid, and engaging guide to the values and cultures of the Arab world, based on Dr. Nydell's decades of working and living in the region, and her training as a professional linguist for the US State Department.
Arab Voices by
Call Number: DS 36.7 .Z64 2010
Publication Date: 2010-10-12
The Arab World is a region that has been vastly misunderstood in the West. Arab Voices asks the questions, collects the answers, and shares the results that will help us see Arabs clearly. The book will bring into stark relief the myths, assumptions, and biases that hold us back from understanding this important people.
The Arabs by
Call Number: DS 37.7 .H3513 2007
Publication Date: 2006-11-01
"While short in length, this book is wide in scope and range, both historically and geographically, covering the Arab peoples (that is, the more than 280 million people in North Africa and the Middle East who speak Arabic) from their pre-Islamic origins and the first recorded use of the term Arab to today's troubles in Iraq."--Library Journal
Off Campus Library Database Access
Schoolcraft students, faculty, and staff can access library databases from off-campus through Blackboard by clicking the “Organizations” tab. Go to https://bb.schoolcraft.edu
Arabic Culture LInks
Pier 22 media platform addresses 360 million Arabic through an innovative approach to everyday life, is keen to respect local customs and traditions of the peoples of the region. (Use translate tool in the upper left corner to translate.)
An open door to the Arab world.
CIA World Factbook
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Digital Library of the Middle East
The Digital Library of the Middle East (DLME) offers free and open access to the rich cultural legacy of the Middle East and North Africa by bringing together collections from a wide range of cultural heritage institutions.