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Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Middle East History

This Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Middle East History guide contains primary and secondary sources about women, Islam and sexuality.

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Use the Women, Gender, and Sexuality in Middle East History guide to locate library databases, books, journals, and web sources to help you locate primary and secondary sources.

  • Newspapers & Journals: A selection of journals with coverage on gender and the Middle East, and global newspapers.
  • Primary Source Databases: Digital archives of manuscripts, books, images, and more made from collections around the world. Some are freely available online and others through W&M subscriptions. 
  • Secondary Source Databases: Find scholarly articles and book reviews on your topic from library databases, as well as working papers and analysis from leading think tanks and research institutions.
  • Reference Materials: Use reference materials like encyclopedias to learn more about events, people, and other information.
  • Help with Citing: Information on using Zotero for in-text citing and creating bibliographies.