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Middle Eastern and North African Studies

Resources relevant for the study of the Middle East (Southwest Asia) and North Africa from the ancient to the modern period

Turkish Studies Research Guide

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In our Catalog Advanced Search, select Subject from the drop down menu and search on terms such as 

  • Turkish language 
  • Turkish literature 
  • Manuscripts, Turkish
  • Turkey -- History -- Ottoman Empire, 1288-1918
  • Turkey (or particular cities) with terms such as Intellectual life, Social conditions, Politics and government, History, Education, etc. You may also browse the titles with call numbers DR401-DR741 

For titles in Ottoman Turkish, modern Turkish, or other Turkic languages, select language of interest under Language on the Advanced Search page. For literary works, select language and search using terms such as Poetry / Poems, Short stories, etc or search for particular authors or titles. Keep in mind that Library of Congress Romanization / Transliteration practice for Ottoman follows the principle of conversion to modern Turkish orthography.

For a broader search across book and article length literature, try Library Articles Search

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Palaeography / Manuscript Studies