Islam, Islamic/medieval philosophy, Arabic literature, and history of the Arab world.
History and development
A donation given by Emeritus Professor W.M. Watt in 1998.
Qur’anic commentaries, Islamic sects, mysticism, and comparative works on Islam and Christianity.
General arrangement and access regulations
Held in the Special Collections Department on the 5th floor of the Main Library, but on open access.
Subjects of the Collection
Regions of Asia
Near & Middle East and North Africa.
Languages of material
Arabic, English, French, German, Persian.
Agriculture, Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, History, Literature, Philosophy, Religion.