Réponse apportée le 10/10/2014  par PARIS – Bibliothèque de l’Institut du Monde Arabe – Monde Arabe, Islam

You will find in our library several books and travel journals from Western travellers in the Middle East. Most of these books are in French. Here’s a title’s selection – specially in English – available in the library :

– A Victorian traveler in the Middle East: the photography and travel writing of Annie Lady Brassey / Nancy Micklewright .- Aldershot : Ashgate , 2003 .- XV-239 p. : ill., couv. ill. ; 24 cm
Bibliogr. Index .- 0-7546-3202-4

* VOYAGEUR * RELATION DE VOYAGE * PHOTOGRAPHIE * PERIODE MODERNE *
1839 / 1887
FEMME / BRASSEY ANNIE / PHOTOGRAPHE
MOYEN ORIENT / ROYAUME UNI
Location in the library 911.35 (53) MIC – Level 5

– Rivers of time / photogr. by Dame Freya Stark ; with an introd. by Alexander Maitland .- Edinburgh : William Blackwood , 1982 .- 204 p. : ill. en noir et blanc, couv. ill. ; 32 cm

Album photos
MOYEN ORIENT / EGYPTE / TURQUIE / IRAN / KOWEIT
Location in the library 773.3 (53) STA – Level 5

– Focus East : early photography in the Near East : 1839- 1885 / by Nissan N. Perez .- New York : Harry N. Abraham , 1988 .- 256 p. : tout en ill., couv. ill. ; 31 cm
0-8109-0924-3

Album photos
1839 / 1885
PHOTOGRAPHIE / ORIENTALISME / STEREOTYPE / PHOTOGRAPHE
MOYEN ORIENT
Location in the library 773.3 (53) PER – Level 5

– Voyage en Orient / Sylvie Aubenas, Jacques Lacarrière .- Paris : Hazan , 1999 .- 213 p. : ill., couv. ill. ; 25 cm
2-85025-688-9

Album photos
1850 / 1880
PHOTOGRAPHIE / PHOTOGRAPHE
MOYEN ORIENT / SYRIE / LIBAN / PALESTINE / EGYPTE / TURQUIE
Location in the library 773.3 (53) AUB – Level 5

– In Arab lands : the Bonfils collection of the university of Pennsylvania museum / with an introd. by Douglas M. Haller .- Cairo : The American university of Cairo press : Zeitouna , 2000.- Non paginé : ill. en noir et en coul., couv. ill. ; 24 x 36 cm
977-424-569-5

Album photos
* EMPIRE OTTOMAN * SOCIETE *
COLLECTION BONFILS / PHOTOGRAPHE / BONFLIS FELIX / BONFILS ADRIEN / BONFILS LYDIE / UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA MUSEUM
MOYEN ORIENT / EGYPTE / DAMAS / JERUSALEM / LIBAN / BEYROUTH / LE CAIRE / PALESTINE / SYRIE
Location in the library 773.3 (53) INA – Level 5

– Les Orients de Pierre Loti par la photographie / textes de Bruno Vercier .-Paris : Monum, éd. du patrimoine , 2006.- 1 vol. (252 p.) : ill., couv. ill. ; 24 x 18 cm
2-85822-910-4

Album photos
MOYEN ORIENT / TURQUIE / IRAN / MAGHREB
Location in the library 773.3 (53) LOT – Level 5

– Une Amazone en Orient : du Caucase à Persépolis / Jane Dieulafoy .- Paris : Phébus , 1989 .- 407 p. : ill., cartes, couv. ill. ; 21 cm .- (Le Tour du monde ; D’ ailleurs)
2-85940-140-7

* RELATION DE VOYAGE * EXPLORATEUR *
1881 / 1882
ARCHEOLOGIE / VOYAGEUR / FEMME / ARCHEOLOGUE
ASIE / IRAN / CAUCASE / KURDISTAN
Location in the library 911.35 (53) DIE – Level 5

– Veiled half truths : Western travellers’ perceptions of Middle Eastern women / selected and introd. by Judy Mabro .- London : Tauris , 1991 .- 275 p. : couv. ill. ; 22 cm
Bibliogr. .- 1-85043-097-7

Anthologie
* LITTERATURE OCCIDENTALE * RELATION DE VOYAGE * ORIENTALISME * CONDITION FEMININE *
STEREOTYPE / VOYAGEUR / FEMME / SITUATION SOCIALE / VOILE
MOYEN ORIENT / PENINSULE ARABIQUE
Location in the library 911.35 (53) VEI

– Women’s Orients : English women and the Middle East : 1718- 1918 : sexuality, religion and work / Billie Melman .- London : Macmillan , 1992.- XIX- 417 p. f. : couv. ill. en coul. ; 22 cm
Append. Bibliogr. Index .- 0-333-46300-5

* ORIENTALISME * LITTERATURE ANGLAISE * LITTERATURE FEMININE * RELATION DE VOYAGE *
1718 / 1918
FEMME / VOYAGEUR / ECRIVAIN / HAREM / PELERINAGE / STEREOTYPE / LITTERATURE VICTORIENNE / EVANGELISATION
MOYEN ORIENT / ROYAUME UNI
Location in the library 911.35 (53) MEL – Level 5

You may also

– consult the magazine Qantara, which has made a special focus on the women travellers in the Middle East : n° 81, october 2011 http//www.imarabe.org/magazine-qantara/qantara-numero-81>

– get contact with the photographic library of the Arab World Institute : cblouin@imarabe.org

– for digitized resources you may consult Gallica http//gallica.bnf.fr/?lang=EN> or ask your question to your library to know more about the American resources on your subject.

Thank you for your business

Best regards,

Eurêkoi – Bibliothèque de l’Institut du monde arabe – BIMA
http://www.imarabe.org/page-sous-section/la-une
http://www.Eurêkoi.org

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