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HIST 3120-01: Arabian Nights


Burns Library and Arabian Nights

Course guide to class on Arabian Nights

Burns Box


In our very own special collections library (Burns), you'll find a selection of material on your topic. Consider visiting the library and seeing history in your hands. To do so, you should start by searching for material through BC Libraries' catalog and then ordering it (if you haven't registered, you'll be prompted). For a guide on the process, check out the "Finding Burns Material" page.  You might also check out the following recommendations: 

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    Illustrated Editions at Burns

    Burns Editions Online (Hathi Trust)

    There are many, many versions of Arabian Nights published across Europe. For online access to more than 300 full text facsimiles, check out Hathi Trust (you must be logged into Boston College Libraries for full access). You can also limit that search to access those with images (engravings, illustrations, or pictures). 

    Aladdin at Burns

    Arabian Nights in the 19th Century

    Arabian Nights in the 20th Century