What follows is a small collection of references, which participate in EXNJournal - On Mediterranean 's broader research background. This ever-shifting bibliography is periodically updated –some texts are added, other removed– and no particular order is followed in its organisation. Texts available online are made accessible via direct link.

:::Herzfeld, Michael.  ‘Practical Mediterraneanism: Excuses for Everything, from Epistemology to Eating’. In Rethinking the Mediterranean, edited by W. V. Harris. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2005)

:::Herzfeld, Michael.  ‘The Horns of the Mediterraneanist Dilemma’. in American Ethnologist 11, no. 3, pp.439–54 (1984) 


:::Smythe, SA. ‘The Black Mediterranean and the Politics of Imagination’. In Middle East Report: Suffering and the Limits of Relief, edited by MERIP Editors. Washington: Middle East Research and Information Project (2018)

:::Hawthorne, Camilla. 'In Search of Black Italia: Notes on Race, Belonging, and Activism in the Black Mediterranean'  in Transition, Issue 123 (2017)

:::Fogu, Claudio. 'From Mare Nostrum to Mare Aliorum: Mediterranean Theory and Mediterraneism in Contemporary Italian Thought' in California Italian Studies, 1(1) (2010)

:::Chambers, Iain. Mediterranean Crossings: The Politics of an Interrupted Modernity, Durham: Duke University Press (2008)

:::Fahmy, Khaled. 'Towards a Social History of Modern Alexandria', In Alexandria Real and Imagined, edited by Antony Hirst and Michael Silk. London: Ashgate (2004)

:::Said, Edward W. Orientalism, London: Penguin Books (1978)

:::Said, Edward W. Culture and Imperialism, New York: Knopf (1993)

:::Clines, Robert. 'Edward W. Said, Renaissance Orientalism, and Imaginative Geographies of a Classical Mediterranean' in Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, 2020, Vol. 65, pp. 481-533 (2020) 

:::Ben-Yehoyada, Naor. ‘The moral perils of Mediterraneanism: second-generation immigrants practicing personhood between Sicily and Tunisia’. In Journal of Modern Italian Studies 16, no. 3 (2011)

:::Danewid, Ida. 'White innocence in the Black Mediterranean: hospitality and the erasure of history' in Third World Quarterly, 38 (7). pp. 1674-1689 (2017)

:::Gilroy, Paul. The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness. London: Verso (1993)

:::Mbembe, Achille. On the Postcolony. San Francisco: University of California Press (2001)

:::Abulafia, David. The Boundless Sea. Oxford: University Press (2019)

:::Mezzadra, Sandro, and Brett NeilsonBorder as Method, or, the Multiplication of Labor. Durham, NC: Duke University Press (2013)

:::Wodak, Daniel and Sarah-Jane Leslie. 'The Mark of the Plural'  in The Routledge Companion to Philosophy of Race ed. Paul C. Taylor , Linda Martín Alcoff and Luvell Anderson (Abingdon: Routledge (2017)

:::Memmi, Albert. The Colonizer and the Colonized. Boston: Beacon Press (1967)

:::Hansen, Peo and Stefan Jonsson. Eurafrica: the untold history of European integration and colonialism. London: Bloomsbury Academic (2014)

:::Glissant, Edouard. Poetics of Relation. Chicago: University of Michigan (1997)

:::Todorova, Maria. Imagining the Balkans. Oxford: University Press (1997)

:::Giaccaria, Paolo and Claudio Minca. 'The Mediterranean Alternative' in Progress in Human Geography, 35:345 (2010)

:::Bagnall, Roger S. 'Egypt and the Concept of the Mediterranean', In Rethinking the Mediterranean, edited by W. V. Harris. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2005)

:::Appadurai, Arjun. 'How Histories Make Geographies: Circulation and Context in a Global Perspective' in The Future as Cultural Fact: Essays on the Global Condition. London: Verso (2013)

:::Matvejević, Predrag. Mediterranean. A Cultural Landscape. Berkeley: University of California Press (1999)

:::Walcott, Derek. Omeros. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (1990)

:::Saïd, Suzanne. 'The Miracle of Greek Continuity: On the Uses and Abuses of Analogy in Some  Travel Narratives from the Seventeenth to the Eighteenth Century', In Rethinking the Mediterranean, edited by W. V. Harris. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2005)

:::Braudel, Fernand. The Mediterranean and the Mediterranean World in the Age of Philip II, 3 vols, translated by Sian Reynold, Berkeley: University of California Press (reprint 1995). First published in French in 1949

:::McKittrick, Katherine. Demonic Grounds. Black Women and the Cartographies of Struggle. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (2006)

:::Mahony, Martin and Georgina Endfield. 'Climate and Colonialism' in WIREs Climate Change, Vol. 9, Issue 2, March/April (2018) 

:::Bonnet, Véronique and Natalie Schon. 'Maritime Poetics: the Atlantic, the Caribbean and the Mediterranean Seas in the Work of Saint-John Perse, Edouard Glissant, and Derek Walcott' in Journal of Caribbean Literatures, Vol.3, No. 2, pp. 13-22 (2002) 

:::Proglio, Gabriele. 'Is the Mediterranean a White Italian-European Sea? The multiplication of borders in the production of historical subjectivity' in Interventions Interventions, 20:3, pp. 406-427 (2018)

:::Hamilakis, Yannis. The Nation and its Ruins. Antiquity, Archaeology, and National Imagination in Greece. Oxford: University Press (2007)

:::Moro-Abadía, Oscar.  'The History of Archaeology as a ‘Colonial Discourse’ in Bulletin of the History of Archaeology, 16(2), pp.4–17 (2006)

:::Césaire, Aimé. Discourse on Colonialism, translated by Joan Pinkham. New York: Monthly Review Press (2000)

:::Petri, Rolf. 'The Mediterranean Metaphor in Early Geopolitical Writings' in History, Vol. 100, Issue 348, pp. 671-691 (2016)