Here are entered general works on the wave of pro-democracy protests and demonstrations that took place in Arab countries beginning in 2010. Works about the Arab Spring in a particular place are entered under headings appropriate to the place, e.g., Tunisia--History--Demonstrations, 2010-.
Here are entered works on the civilization of the Arab countries for all periods, or for the pre-Islamic or modern periods only. Works on the medieval civilization of the Middle East, North Africa and Arab Spain collectively are entered under Islamic civilization. Works on the civilization of the Islamic countries for all periods, or for the pre-Islamic or modern periods only, as well as non-Islamic culture during the medieval period, are entered under Islamic countries--Civilization. Modern works of a predominantly religious nature discussing 20th and 21st century problems and prospects of Islam and desirable changes, including works that advocate a civilization or society based on the teachings of Islam, are entered under Islam--20th century and/or Islam--21st century.
Here are entered works on the general relations between Arabs and Jews, as well as works on the question of national rights in Palestine up to 1948. Works on the political and military conflicts between Arabs and Israel, including the question of national rights in the area of the former mandate for Palestine beginning in 1948, and comprehensive works that include the earlier period, are entered under Arab-Israeli conflict. Works on relations between the religions of Judaism and Islam are entered under Judaism--Relations--Islam and Islam--Relations--Judaism. Works on ethnic relations between Jews and Arabs in specific places are entered under headings of the type [ethnic group]--[place] and [place]--Ethnic relations.