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15 October 2007

Selected references to travel, trade, and trade-routes in the Middle East

(Excerpted from Mike Zimmerman's bibliography on the Near East)

Mike Zimmerman, The Joukowsky Institute Workplace , Brown University, Providence, RI, US

(1986). Le Voie Royale - 9000 Ans d'Art au Royaume de Jordanie: Musée du Luxembourg 26 Novembre 1986 - 25 Janvier 1987. Paris, Association Française d'Action Artistique.
(1995). Trade, Contact, and the Movement of Peoples in the Eastern Mediterranean: Studies in Honour of J. Basil Hennessy. Sydney.
(1997). Der Königsweg: 9000 Jahre Kunst und Kultur in Jordanien und Palästina: Exhibition Cologne. Schallaburg/Munich.
Benzinger, I. (1912). Palestine et Syrie, routes principales à travers la Mésopotamie et la Babylonie, l'île de Chypre: Manuel du voyageur. Leipzig/Paris.
Borstad, K. A. (2000). Ancient Roads in the Madaba Plains of Transjordan: Research from a Geographic Perspective. Tuscon, AZ, University of Arizona.
Bruce, J. (1812). Travels Between the Years 1765 and 1773, Through Parts of Africa, Syria, Egypt, and Arabia into Abyssinia, To Discover the Source of the Nile. London.
Brünnow, R. E. v. D., A. (1905). Die Provincia Arabia, Vol. 1: Die Romerstraße von Madeba uber Petra und Odruh bis el-'Akaba. Strassburg, Trubner.
Brünnow, R. E. v. D., A. (1905). Die Provincia Arabia, Vol. 2: Der außere Limes und die Romerstraßen. Strassburg, Trubner.
Buckingham, J. S. (1821). Travels in Palestine through the Countries of Bashan and Gilead, East of the River Jordan, 1816. London.
Bulliet, R. (1975). The Camel and the Wheel. Cambridge, Harvard University Press.
Burckhardt, J. (1822). Travels in Syria and the Holy Land. London, Palestine Exploration Fund.
Coon, C. (1958). Caravan: the Story of the Middle East. New York, Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
Dorsey, D. A. (1991). The Roads and Highways of Ancient Israel. Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press.
Doughty, C. M. (1888/1979). Travels in Arabia Deserta. New York, Dover Publications.
Graham, C. C. (1858). "Explorations in the Desert East of the Hauran and in the Ancient Land of Bashan." Journal of the Royal Geographical Society 28: 226-263.
Grant, C. P. (1937). The Syrian Desert: Caravans, Travel and Exploration.
Groom, N. (1981). Frankincense and Myrrh: A Study of the Arabian Incense Trade. London.
Irby, C. L. M., J. (1823). Travels in Egypt and Nubia, Syria and Asia Minor during the Years 1817 and 1818. London.
Irby, C. L. M., J. (1844). Travels in Egypt and Nubia, Syria and the Holy Land, Including a Journey Round the Dead Sea, and Through the Country East of the Jordan. London.
Karmon, Y. (1961). "Geographical Influences on the Historical Routes in the Sharon Plain." PEQ 93: 43-60.
MacDonald, M. C. A. (1990). "Camel Hunting or Camel Raiding?" Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy 1: 24-28.
MacDonald, M. C. A. (1997). Trade Routes and Trade Goods at the Northern End of the ‘Incense Road’ in the First Millenium B.C. Profumi d’Arabia. Atti del convegno. Rome: 333-49.
Mallon, A. (1924). "Voyage d'exploration au sud-est de la Mer Morte." Biblica 5: 413-455.McGarvey, J. W. (1981). Lands of the Bible: A Geographical and Topographical Description of Palestine, with Letters of Travel in Egypt, Syria, Asia Minor and Greece. Philadelphia, PA.
Merrill, S. (1881). East of the Jordan: A Record of Travel and Observation in the Countries of Moab, Gilead and Bashan. London.
Meryon, C. L. (1983). Travels of Lady Hester Stanhope III. London.
Phillips, W. (1955). Qataban and Sheba: Exploring the Ancient Kingdoms on the Biblical Spice Routes of Arabia. New York.
Potts, D. T. (1988). Trans-Arabian Routes of the Pre-Islamic Period. L'Arabie et ses Mer Bordières, Vol. I: Itinéraires et Voisinages, Séminaire de Recherche 1985-1986. J.-F. Salles. Lyon: 127-162.
Potts, D. T. (1992-93). "Rethinking Some Aspects of Trade in the Arabian Gulf." World Archaeology 24: 423-40.
Randolph, J. (1928). "Desert Routes between Baghdad and the Mediterranean." BASOR 31: 17-20.
Renfrew, C. C., J.R.; Dixon, J.E. (1973). Obsidian and Trade in the Near East. In Search of Man: Readings in Archaeology. E. L. Green. Boston, MA, Little, Brown & Co.: 251-266.
Retso, J. (1991). "The Domestication of the Camel and the Establishment of the Frankincense Road from South Arabia." Orientalia Suecana 40: 187-219.
Rostovtzeff, M. (1932). Caravan Cities. Oxford, Oxford University Press.
Saud al-Saud, A. (1996). "The Domestication of Camels and Inland Trading Routes in Arabia." ATLAL 14: 129-136.
Schumacher, G., Ed. (1886). Across the Jordan, Being an Exploration and Survey of Part of Hauran and Jaulan. London.
Shaer, M. M., B. (2003). "Cultural Interaction through the Ages: The Ninth International Conference on the History and Archaeology of Jordan." Near Eastern Archaeology 66(4): 198-199.
Sidebotham, S. E. (1986). "Ports of the Red Sea and the Arabia-India Trade [1]." Münstersche Beiträge zur antiken Handelsgeschichte 5(2): 16-36.
Sidebotham, S. E. (1989). Ports of the Red Sea and the Arabia-India Trade [2]. L’Arabie préislamique et son environment historique et culturel. Actes due colloque de Strasbourg 24-27 juin 1987. Leiden: 195-223.
Sidebotham, S. E. (1989). Ports of the Red Sea and the Arabia-India Trade [3]. The Eastern Frontier of the Roman Empire. Proceedings of a colloquium held at Ankara in September 1988. Oxford: 485-509.
Sidebotham, S. E., et al. (1989). "Fieldwork on the Red Sea Coast: The 1987 Season." JARCE 26.
Sidebotham, S. E. (1991). Ports of the Red Sea and the Arabia-India Trade [4]. Rome and India. The ancient sea trade. Madison, WI: 12-38.
Stephen, J. L. (1996). Incidents of Travel in Egypt, Arabia Petraea, and the Holy Land (Reprint). London, Dover Publications.
Wellsted, J. R. (1838). Travels in Arabia. London.
Wilkinson, J. (1981). Egeria's Travels to the Holy Land. Warminster/Jerusalem.
Wright, T. (1948). Early Travels in Palestine. London.

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