Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies

This database provides an index to journal and newspaper articles, books and research on the culture and politcs of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.

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At a Glance

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Content Includes

  • More than 730,000 records
  • Coverage from 1881 to the present
  • More than 25,000 records added annually

Subjects Include

  • Arts and humanities
  • Cultural heritage
  • Economic affairs
  • Business and industry
  • Ethnic diversity and anthropology
  • International relations
  • Political affairs and law
  • Archaeology
  • Significant religious events
  • Society and social welfare

Extensive Coverage and Superior Quality 

A valuable resource for a variety of disciplines, Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies (MECAS) combines sources from these databases: School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) Library Catalogue (1900-present), Middle East Bibliography (1946-2001), Middle East Book BibliographiesTheses & Dissertations and MECAS Citations Database. 


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