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The United States & the Middle East: Diplomatic and Economic Relations in Perspective
YCIAS Vol. III

The United States and the Specter of Islam: The Early Nineteenth Century
Robert J. Allison

U.S.-Iranian Relations, 1911-195
Mansour Bonakdarian

Friction from the Sidelines: Diplomacy, Religion and Culture in American-Egyptian Relations, 1919-1939
Erez Manela

U.S. Advisory Aid to Turkey: The Hines-Kemmerer Mission, 1933-1934
Marcie J. Patton

The State Department's 'Anti-Zionist Stand': A Reevaluation
Lawrence Davidson

The United States and Great Britain Navigate the Anglo-Iranian Oil Crisis
Mary Ann Heiss

The Riddle of Islam: American Images and Interpretations, 1945-1960
Matthew F. Jacobs

The Eagle and The Sphinx: American and Arab Nationalism, 1945-1970
Douglas Little

Contesting Arabism: The Eisenhower Doctrine and the Arab Middle East, 1956-1959
Salim Yaqub

Black Gold, White Crude: Race and the Making of the World Oil Frontier
Robert Vitalis

 


The United States & the Middle East: Cultural Encounters
YCIAS Vol. V

The Search for the Ancient and Holy

Yale and the Study of Near Eastern Languages in America, 1770-1930
Benjamin R. Foster

The Archaeologist's Spade and the Apologist's Stacked Deck: The Near East Through Conservative Christian Bibliolatry
Daniel Martin Varisco

American Palestine: Mark Twain and the Touristic Comodification of the Holy Land
Hilton Obenzinger

Religious Paradigms

"Drying up the Euphrates:" Muslims, Millennialism and Early American Missionary Experience
Timothy Marr

American, the Second 'AD: Prophecies about the Downfall of the United States
David Cook

"Benevolent Supremacy:" Biblical Epic Films, Suez, and the Cultural Politics of U.S. Power
Melani McAlister

Text and Context: Incorporating the Other in Literature

An Early Arab Encounter with America: The Story of Mikhail Nu ayama
Rasheed El-Enany

A Grave for New York and New York 80: Formulating an Arab Identity through the Lens of New York
Michelle Hartman

Observing the Birth of a Nation: The Oriental Spy/Observer Genre and Nation Making in Early American Literature
Lotfi Ben Rejeb

Exporting Religion and Education

Ecclesiastical Warefare: Patriarch, Presbyterian, and Peasant in Nineteenth-Century Asyut
Paul Sedra

Ottoman Official Attitudes Towards American Missionaries
Cagri Erhan

Representations

Representations of the Middle East at American World Fairs 1876-1904
Eric Davis

When Palestine Played the Palace: Vaudeville Interprets the Balfour Declaration
Charles A. Kennedy


Apocalypse and Violence
YCIAS Vol. VI

The Evidence from the Reception History of the Book of Revelation
Christopher Rowland

Eschatology, Violence, and Suicide: An Early Rabbinic Theme and its Influence in the Middle Ages
Adiel Schremer

The End is Near: Minor and Major Signs of the Hour in Islamic Texts and Contexts
Barbara Freyer Stowasser

The Unholy Uses of the Apocalyptic Imagination: Twentieth Century Patterns
R. Scott Appleby

Symmetric Dualisms: Bush and bin Laden on October 7, 2001
Bruce Lincoln