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Selected Bibliography on Gender Relatons & Women's Studies

Selected bibliography Gender and Women's Studies
(prepared by Maziar Behrooz)


Abu-Lughod, Lila, ed., Remaking Women

Ahmed, Leila. Women and Gender in Islam

Al-Ghazali, Zaynab. Return of the Pharaoh: Memoir in Nasser’s Prison

Amin, Cameron The Making of the Modern Iranian Woman

Arebi, Saddeka, Women and Words in Saudi Arabia

Selected bibliography on the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey

Selected Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey
(prepared by Maziar Behrooz)


Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey:

Abou el-Haj, Raf'at `Ali, Formation of the Modern State: The Ottoman Empire, Sixteenth to Eighteenth Centuries

Anderson, M.S. The Easter Question 1774-1923

Selected bibliography on Iran after 1500s

Selected bibliography on Iran after 1500s (prepared by Maziar Behrooz):


Abbas Amanat, Iran, a modern History, 2017.


Added 2012:

Parsi, Trita. Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran, and the United States

Ansari, Ali. Confronting Iran: The Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East

Selected bibliography on the Islamic World before 1500s


Al-Azmeh, Aziz.  Muslim Kingship

Armestrong, Karen, Jerusalem: One City Three Faiths.

Bosworth, Clifford, E. The New Islamic Dynasties

Courbage, Youssef. Christians and Jews under Islam

Esposito, John Islam the Straight Path.

Gibb, Hamilton, Studies on the Civilization of Islam.

Hawting, Gerald, R. The First Dynasty of Islam

Hodgson, Marshall, The Venture of Islam. 3 volumes

Selected Bibliography on the Middle East

Relevant Journals and a webpage as research tools:

International Journal of Middle East Studies

Iranian Studies

Middle Eastern Studies

The Middle East Journal




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CV & Contact Information

Maziar Behrooz, Ph.D.
Curriculum Vitae

San Francisco State University
History Department
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San Francisco, CA 94132
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