Middle Eastern, Near Eastern and North African Studies

Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics

Alternative Titles
EALL
Brill Online Reference Works
Description

Comprehensively covers all aspects of Arabic languages and linguistics. It is interdisciplinary in scope and represents different schools and approaches to be as objective and versatile as possible. The online edition contains all content of the print edition and new content will be added on a regular basis as of 2010.

Type
Encyclopedia
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10505
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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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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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Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Description

Brings together current scholarship in the field and promotes accurate and informed understanding of the Islamic world. This fully integrated resource features reference content and commentary by renowned scholars in areas such as global Islamic history, concepts, people, practices, politics, and culture, and will be regularly updated.

Type
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10301
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Historical Abstracts (EBSCO)

Description

Historical Abstracts covers the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and more. The database indexes more than 1,700 academic historical journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1963-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9993
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Index Islamicus (Ebsco)

Description

Indexes materials on Islam, the Middle East, and the entire Muslim world from periodicals, monographs, and other collections in European languages. Includes coverage arts & humanities, history and social sciences topics. Also provides excellent coverage of the Turkish diaspora in Germany.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1906-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9855
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PAIS International: Public Affairs Information Service

Alternative Titles
PAIS International (Public Affairs Information Service) (CSA)
PAIS Archive
Public Affairs International
Description

Contains references to nearly 2 million journal articles, books, government documents, statistical directories, research and conference reports, publications of international agencies, microfiche, Internet material, etc. concerning public affairs and public policy worldwide.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1915-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9553
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FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies)

Alternative Titles
Bulletin signaletique
Description

Provides indexing and abstracts of books and articles from over 4,200 European-language journals in the humanities and social sciences--especially in religion, history of art, literature, philosophy, and economics.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1984 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9477
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Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition

Alternative Titles
Encyclopaedia of Islam
Encyclopedia of Islam
Brill Online Reference Works
Description

The electronic version of the Encyclopaedia of Islam contains the entire text of volumes I to XI and Supplement (Volume XII) of the monumental printed edition. Additional search facilities, enhanced by the inclusion of two original indices (Index of Proper Names, Index of Subjects) and the Supplement enable the user to efficiently search and combine data from a vast corpus of over 12,000 printed pages. The Encyclopaedia also permits searching in both English and Arabic transcription.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
New edition begun in 1954
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9339
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