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Near East Collection, Yale University Library: Finding Primary Sources

Research guide for Islamic and Middle East Studies, and Arabic, Persian, and Turkish languages and literatures.

Primary Sources at Yale

Find Primary Sources about the Modern Middle East & North Africa

Find Printed Primary Sources

Primary source translations that are in the Yale libraries will often be listed in Quicksearch under subject words combined with such terms as "Sources," "Early works to 1800," "Correspondence," "Interviews," or "Personal narratives." For example, the search middle east sources produces books including: