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Protestant Heritage in the Middle East


If you are interested in reading more on the topic of women, education and Protestant schools in the late 19th century, we can suggest the following references. The items with * were referenced in the "Quick Study" article, while the number in brackets is the items call number from the NEST Library Catalogue. [Note visitors can not take out books from the NEST Library, but may read them onsite].

*Betty S. Anderson. The American University of Beirut: Arab Nationalism and Liberal Education. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2011).

*Habib Badr. "Missions to 'Nominal Christians': The Policiy and Practice of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions and its Missionaries concerning Eastern Churches which led to the organization of a Protestant Church in Beirut (1819-1848)." Ph.D. Thesis. (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton Theological Seminary, 1992). [TX79:B14m:1992:Ph.D.:v.1 & v.2]

*Ellen L. Fleischmann. " 'Under an American Roof': The Beginnings of the American Junior College for Women in Beirut." Arab Studies Journal. 17:1 (2009): 62-84.

Julia Hauser. "An Island Washed by the Crashing Waves of the Ocean"? The Kaiserwerth Deaconnesses' Contribution to Female Education in Late Ottoman Beirut". Ph.D. Thesis. (Gottingen, Germany: University of Gottingen, 2013).

Shereen Khairallah. The Sisters of Men: Lebanese Women in History. (Beirut: The Institute for Women Studies in the Arab World, Lebanese American University, 1996). [956.920082:K45s].

Christine B. Lindner. "The Fragmented History of Esther Mushriq Haddad". AMEWS E-Bulletin 1 (2014), 1-3.

Christine B. Lindner. "Negotiating the Field. American Protestant Missionaries in Ottoman Syria, 1823 to 1860". Ph.D. Thesis. (Edinburgh, Scotland, UK: University of Edinburgh, 2009).

*Jean Said Makdisi. Teta, Mother and Me: An Arab Woman's Memoir. (London: Saqui, 2006). [305.4889270560922:M2892t:c.1]

*Ussama Makdisi, Artillery of Heaven: American Missionaries and the Failed Conversion of the Middle East.(Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2008). [266.0237305692:M2352a:c.1]

*Abdul Latif Tibawi, American Interests in Syria: 1800-1901: A Study of Educational, Literary and Religious Works. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1966). [266.023095691:T432a:c.2].

Deanna Ferree Womack. "Conversion, Controversy, & Cultural Production: Syrian Protestants, American Missionaries, and the Arabic Press, ca. 1870-1915." Ph.D. Thesis. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton Theological Seminary, 2015).