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Debate: Partitioning Palestine and India

Encyclopedias and Reference Books / eBooks


Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Culture, History and Politics. 2005 2 vols (an online ebook)
The Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict : A Political, Social, and Military History. Ref DS119.7 .E5653 2008 4 vols
Encyclopedia of the Modern Middle East and North Africa. 2004 4 vols (an online ebook)
Encyclopedia of the Palestinians. Ref DS113.6 .E53 2005 (also an online ebook)
Events That Formed the Modern World: From the European Renaissance through the War on Terror. 2012 5 vols (an online ebook)
The Middle East. Ref DS63.1 .M484 2007 (11th edition)
The Middle East since 1945: second series. (History in dispute, vol. 15) Ref D20 .H543 2000 v.15 (also an online ebook)
Middle East conflict reference library. 2006 4 vols (an online ebook)


  • The Cambridge encyclopedia of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, and the Maldives. Ref DS334.9 .C36 1989
  • Conflict between India and Pakistan : an encyclopedia. Ref DS450.P18 L86 2008
  • Encyclopedia of India. Ref DS405 .E556 2006 4 vols (also an online ebook)

Reserve books


  • The British conquest and dominion of India / Sir Penderel Moon.
  • A concise history of modern India / Barbara D. Metcalf and Thomas R. Metcalf.
  • Freedom at midnight / Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre.
  • The great Partition : the making of India and Pakistan / Yasmin Khan.
  • The history of India / John McLeod.
  • India : a history / John Keay
  • India: a modern history, by Percival Spear.
  • India and Pakistan / Wayne A. Wilcox.
  • Indian Summer: the secret history of the end of an empire / Alex von Tunzelmann.
  • Jinnah : India, partition, independence / Jaswant Singh.
  • Midnight's furies : the deadly legacy of India's partition / Nisid Hajari.
  • Modern India / Percival Griffiths.
  • A new history of India /Stanley Wolpert. (also an online book)
  • Pakistan / by Adrian Sinkler.
  • Pakistan : eye of the storm / Owen Bennett Jones
  • The shadow of the great game : the untold story of India's partition / Narendra Singh Sarila.


    • 1948: a history of the first Arab-Israeli war / Benny Morris
    • The Arabs : a history / Eugene Rogan.
    • Behind the silken curtain, a personal account of Anglo-American diplomacy in Palestine and the Middle East/ Bartley C. Crum.
    • A concise history of the Arab-Israeli conflict / Ian J. Bickerton, Carla L. Klausner.
    • Enemies and neighbors : Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel, 1917-2017 / Ian Black.
    • A history of Israel / Howard M. Sachar. v. 1
    • A history of modern Israel / Colin Shindler.
    • A history of the modern Middle East / William L. Cleveland.
    • Israel / John Woodward, book editor. (Opposing Viewpoints)
    • Israel, the partitioned state : a political history since 1900 / Amos Perlmutter.
    • The modern Middle East and North Africa : a history in documents / Julia Clancy-Smith, Charles D. Smith.
    • No trumpets, no drums : a two-state settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict / Mark A. Heller, Sari Nusseibeh.
    • One Palestine, complete : Jews and Arabs under the British Mandate / Tom Segev.
    • The Palestine-Israeli conflict : a beginner's guide / Dan Cohn-Sherbok and Dawoud El-Alami.
    • The Palestinian-Israeli conflict : a very short introduction / Martin Bunton.
    • The Palestinian people : a history / Baruch Kimmerling, Joel S. Migdal.
    • Promise and fulfilment: Palestine, 1917-1949 / Arthur Koestler.
    • Sowing the wind : the seeds of conflict in the Middle East / John Keay.
    • We need not fail / Welles, Sumner.

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