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HH367A | Saudi Arabia and Wahhabism

This library research guide is designed to support H367A, the USNA History Department course being offered during the Spring 2022 semester under the Regional History Track.

Tracking Historical Research

Name Citation Available?
GRIGORYAN 1  “The Arabian Peninsula in Modern Times: A Historiographical Survey”, American Historical Review 96.5 (1991), pp. 1435–49.  
MABRY 2  “Narrative and the Historian’s Craft in the Arabic Historiography of the Gulf” and “The Historiography of the Persian Gulf: A Survey of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Persian Sources”, respectively in The Persian Gulf in Modern Times: People, Ports, and History, edited by Lawrence G. Potter (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).  
SMITH 3  Paul Dresch, “Imams and Tribes: The Writing and Acting of History in Upper Yemen”, in Tribes and State Formation in the Middle East, edited by Phillip S. Khoury and Joseph Kostiner (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990), pp. 252–87.  
CASTILLO 3/  Alexander Knysh, “The Sada in History: A Critical Essay on Hadrami Historiography”, Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Series 3, 9.2 (1999), pp. 215–22.  
CAULEY 3/  Jane Bristol-Rhys, “Emirati Historical Narratives”, History and Anthropology
20.2 (2009), pp. 107–21.
 
ENGEL 5  Derek Hopwood (ed.), The Arabian Peninsula: Society and Politics (London: George Allen and Unwin, 1972).  
FOSCHI 8  Joseph Kostiner, The Making of Saudi Arabia, 1916–1936: From Chieftaincy to Monarchical State (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993);  
GRIFFINBENITEZ 12/  J.E. Peterson, “Oman: Three and a Half Decades of Change and Development”, Middle East Policy 6.2 (2004), pp. 125–37.  
HUBER 13  Hendrik Van Der Meulen, “The Role of Tribal and Kinship Ties in the Politics of the United Arab Emirates”, PhD dissertation (Tufts University, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, 1997);  
KELLY 17/  Robert D. Burrowes, “Prelude to Unification: The Yemen Arab Republic, 1962–1990”, International Journal of Middle East Studies 23.4 (1991), pp. 483–506.  
KORKOTAS 19/  Uzi Rabi, “Oil Politics and Tribal Rulers in Eastern Arabia: The Reign of Shakhbut (1928–1966)”, British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 33.1 (2006), pp. 37–50.  
SATCHELL 25   Paolo M. Costa, “Historical Interpretation of the Territory of Muscat”, in Oman Studies: Papers on the Archaeology and History of Oman, edited by Paolo M. Costa and Maurizio Tosi, Serie Orientale Roma 63 (Rome: Istituto Italiano per il Medio ed Estremo Oriente, 1989), pp. 97–117.  
SNYDER 27   E.J. Keall, “Drastic Changes in 16th Century Zabid”, Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies 21 (1991), pp. 79–96.  
WALLACE 46/  Jeffrey R. Macris, “The Persian Gulf Theater inWorldWar II”, Journal of the Middle East and Africa 1 (2010), pp. 97–107.  

Library Catalog

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Library Catalog

These are common call number areas for history:

  • D, DA, DB, DC, etc. -- world history, including the world wars
  • E -- American. history, including U.S. wars
  • F -- U.S. states and Latin American history
  • U -- military history, including the U.S. Army and Air Force
  • V, VA, VB, etc. -- naval history, including VE for U.S. Marine Corps history

 Call numbers A-K are shelved on the second floor; call numbers L-Z are shelved on the third floor.