ETHNONYMS: Aʿraab, Bedu (sing. Bedawi)
Abu-Lughod, Lila (1986). Veiled Sentiments: Honor and Poetry in a Bedouin Society. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press.
Asad, Talal (1970). The Kababish Arabs: Power, Authority, and Consent in a Nomadic Tribe. London: C. Hurst & Co.
"Badw" (1979). In Encyclopedia of Islam. Vol. 1, A-B, 872-882. New ed. Leiden: E. J. Brill.
Behnke, Roy (1980). The Herders of Cyrenaica: Ecology, Economy, and Kinship among the Bedouin of Eastern Libya. Urbana: University of Illinois Press.
Chatty, Dawn (1986). From Camel to Truck: The Bedouin in the Modern World. New York: Vantage Press.
Cole, Donald (1975). Nomads of the Nomads: The Al Murrah of the Empty Quarter. Chicago: Aldine Publishing Co.
Fagan, Brian (1986). Peoples of the Earth: An Introduction to World Prehistory. Boston: Little, Brown & Co.
Lancaster, William (1981). The Rwala Bedouin Today. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Marx, Emanuel (1967). Bedouin of the Negev. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Peters, Emrys (1968). "The Tied and the Free: An Account of a Type of Patron-Client Relationship among the Bedouin Pastoralists of Cyrenaica." In Contributions to Mediterranean Sociology, edited by J. G. Peristiany. The Hague: Mouton & Co.
DAWN CHATTY AND WILLIAM YOUNG