Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1 The Near and Middle East

Scholarly reference works, bibliographic works and research tools pertaining to the political, economic, and social history of the Near and Middle East and Muslim World at large, encompassing works in the humanities as well as the social sciences; studies of religions, the sciences, arts, archaeology, anthropology, literature and linguistics.

The series published an average of four volumes per year over the last 5 years.
Ancient Near East
M. Weeden (London)
C. Leitz (Tübingen), H. Gzella (Leiden), C. Waerzeggers (Leiden), D. Wicke (Mainz), and C. Woods (Chicago)

Near and Middle East
Maribel Fierro (CSIC Madrid), M. Şükrü Hanioğlu (Princeton), Renata Holod (University of Pennsylvania) and Florian Schwarz (Vienna)