Middle Eastern & 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 740,000 records
  • Coverage from 1881 to the present
  • More than 7,700 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.