Middle Eastern Culture Site Map
Books & Literature
Reading lists and book reviews in Middle Eastern essay and literature
Culture and Customs
Understanding daily life and social norms, such as customs and etiquette, are a key to understanding a nation or culture or having an enjoyable visit.
Ethnicity & Identity
In the Middle East, ethnicity or regional affiliation often has more to do with identity than nationality.
The beautiful and distinctive Islamic art, Fine Art, handicrafts, and folk art of the Middle East
Food & Recipes
Middle Eastern food and how to prepare it
Fun & Games
Learn about the Middle East while having fun!
Geography of the Middle East - maps and little known places.
The fascinating history of the Middle East, known as "The Cradle of Civilization"
Arabic, Hebrew, Persian/Farsi, and other languages of the Middle East
Information about countries, nations, and states in the Middle East, both modern and historical
Famous, infamous, and everyday people of interest in and related to the Middle East
Music, dance, theater, and other performing arts
The Middle East is the birthplace of three major religions - Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Research & Sources
Resources for learning more about the Middle East, including the Middle Eastern Culture Newsletter and Forum and an annotated bibliography of sources used in this site
Shop for Middle Eastern Books
Useful tips to have a successful visit to the Middle East.
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