International Studies

Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies

Alternative Titles
MECAS
Description

An index of research, policy and scholarly discourse on the countries and peoples of the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa. This database contains more than 332,790 records and coverage spans from 1900 and earlier to present. Over 12,000 records of recently published and grey literature are added annually. Subject coverage includes: political affairs & law, international relations, economic affairs - business & industry, cultural heritage, arts & humanities, society & social welfare, ethnic diversity & anthropology, significant religious events & movements and recent history (1900 - present) & archaeology. MECAS includes the following: Middle East Bibliography (1946 - 2001), Middle East Book Bibliographies, Theses & Dissertations, MECAS Citations Database and School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS) Library Catalogue (1900 - present).

Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10501
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Europa Sacra

Alternative Titles
Brepolis
Description

Europa Sacra offers complete coverage of Church prelates, information on all 1300 medieval bishoprics, archdioceses and patriarchates and prosopographical information on 18,507 bishops, archbishops and patriarchs.

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10403
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Middle East Online: Series 2: Iraq, 1914-1974

Description
Offers a broad range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers covering the period from the Anglo-Indian landing in Basra in 1914 through the British Mandate in Iraq of 1920-32 to the rise of Saddam Hussein in 1974. Here major policy statements and other working documents are set out in context, the minor documents and marginalia revealing the workings of the mandate administration, diplomacy, treaties, oil and arms dealing. Photographs and colour maps, as well as contemporary film, help bring this vital strand of modern history to life.
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1914-1974
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10391
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Middle East Online: Series 1: Arab Israeli Relations, 1917-1970

Description
Includes original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers from the 1917 Balfour Declaration through to the Black September war of 1970-1. Here major policy statements are set out in their fullest context, the minor documents and marginalia revealing the workings of colonial administration and, following the creation of the State of Israel in 1948, British diplomacy towards Israel and the Arab states. Additional value has been added to this Series 1 by the expansion from the original 562 TNA records to over 17,000, thus substantially improving access to over 137,000 pages documenting the politics, administration, wars and diplomacy of the Palestine Mandate, the Independence of Israel and the Arab-Israeli conflict.
Type
Text Collection
Coverage
1917-1970
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10389
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World Newspaper Archive

Alternative Titles
African Newspapers, East European Newspapers, Latin American Newspapers, South Asian Newspapers
America's Historical Newspapers
Description

World Newspaper Archive is a fully-searchable, digital collection of historical newspapers newspapers from around the world. It includes a gradually expanding digitized backfiles of 19th and 20th century newspapers from Africa (1800-1922), East Europe (1835-1922), Latin America and Latin America Series 2 (1805-1922) and South Asia (1864-1922). As the project expands, it will grow to include newspapers from the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

Follow the links above to see title lists for each collection.

 

Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1800s - 1900s
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10385
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KISS (한국학술정보)

Alternative Titles
학술 데이터 베이스
Koreanstudies Information Service System
KSI, Korean Studies Information Service System
한국학술정보
Description
This database provides full-text access to 2,500 academic journals published by 1,200 academic societies and research centers in Korea.
Type
E-Journal(s)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10371
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Nichigai Web Service

Alternative Titles
MagazinePlus
BookPlus
Description
Japanese citation-only indexes. Includes two seperate indexes, namely MagazinePlus and BookPlus. Cover all the post-1949 contents of the Zashi kiji sakuin 雑誌記事索引, tables of contents from many academic essay collections, and books published since 1925.
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10369
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Asahi Shinbun (online version)

Alternative Titles
Kikuzō II Visual for Libraries
Description
Online full-text database of Asahi Shinbun, one of Japan's mainstream newspapers. Contains 7 million articles published since 1945. Also includes articles from the weekly magazines Aera and Shūkan Asahi, and from the annual new-word dictionary Chiezo.
Type
Newspaper(s)
Coverage
1945-present
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10367
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