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Anthony B. Toth <email@example.com>
I would like to disseminate information about new sources for scholars studying the Levant, and to promote the sharing of ideas about novel methods that can shed light on the study of the region and of other regions. My current research interest is nomadic peoples and I would encourage discussion about any poorly researched and documented group.
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Asian History / Studies
Environmental History / Studies
Research and Methodology
World History / Studies
D.Phil., Oriental Studies/Middle Eastern Studies, University of Oxford, 2001.
M.A., Middle East History, Georgetown University, 1982.
B.A., History and Journalism (double major), University of Central Florida, 1980.
ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS AND PAPERS
"Tribes and Tribulations: Saudi and Iraqi Struggles across Kuwait's Frontiers, 1918-1943." British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies. Forthcoming.
“Conflict and a Pastoral Economy: The Costs of Akhwan Attacks on Tribes in Iraq, 1922-1929.” Critique: Critical Middle Eastern Studies. 11:1 (Fall 2002). pp. 201-227.
“Raiding in Iraq and Transjordan and the Twilight of Bedouin Power, 1920-1939.” MESA Annual Meeting Paper, Washington, DC, Nov. 21, 1999.
“The Camel Trade of Northern Arabia and the Bedouin Economy, 1850-1950.” MESA Annual Meeting paper, San Francisco, CA, Nov. 23, 1997.
“Oil, Land and the Shaping of Abu Dhabi, 1966-1996.” MESA Annual Meeting paper, Providence, RI, Nov. 22, 1996.
“Mauritius,” (Ch. 2), Indian Ocean: Five Island Nations. Helen C. Metz, ed. Washington: Library of Congress, 1995. [This book and other country studies can be found on http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/]
“Qatar,” (Ch. 4), Persian Gulf States: Country Studies. Helen C. Metz, ed. Washington: Library of Congress, 1994.
“United Arab Emirates,” (Ch. 5), (with Eric Hooglund), Persian Gulf States: Country Studies. Helen C. Metz, ed. Washington: Library of Congress, 1994.
“Historical Setting,” (Ch. 1), Algeria: A Country Study. Helen C. Metz, ed. Washington: Library of Congress, 1994.
“The Syrian Community in New Castle and its Unique Alawi Component,1900-1940,” The Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine, Vol. 69, No. 3 (July 1986). 221-239.
HIST 195, Modern Middle East, Fall Semester 1998, George Washington University, Washington, DC.