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Middle Eastern Studies

These pages will enable you to locate books, journals, and electronic resources on the MIddle-East


The map shows the comparative strengths of LSE Library collections for Middle Eastern countries with the darkest blue denoting the highest concentration.

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  • Book Review: The Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication
    by Morgane Colleau The authors of this book address how Hizbullah uses image, language, and its charismatic leader, Hassan Nasrallah, to legitimise its political aims and ideology and appeal to different target groups. In this review, originally posted  on the LSE Review of Books blog, Morgane Colleau argues this is a highly valuable contribution that sheds much needed light on a key causal dimension in […]
  • The Politics of Foreign Aid in the Arab World: The Impact of the Arab Uprisings
    by Michelle Pace On 13 February 2015, the MEC hosted the launch of a special Issue of the journal Mediterranean Politics on The Politics of Foreign Aid in the Arab World: The Impact of the Arab Uprisings. Bringing together academics, NGO representatives, journalists, policy makers and students, the event focused on the changing state of aid in the Arab world […]