International Studies

Dartmouth Dante Project (DDP)

Description
The Dartmouth Dante Project (DDP) combines modern information technology with nearly seven hundred years of commentary tradition on Dante's major poem, the Commedia.
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Text Collection
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10507
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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
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10505
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Leiden Armenian Lexical Textbase [LALT]

Description
The texts, currently collected in the LALT project belong to the earliest period up to the historian Movses Xorenats'i. They have been chosen with a view on their representative character for the Classical Armenian language. The lexica included here, comprise the complete range of the Classical language down to the latest periods. In addition, the LALT system also contains Classical Greek lexical material which is of relevance for the Classical Armenian translations from Greek, comprising the period up to about the 10th century.
Type
Text Collection
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/10503
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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

Iraq 1914-1974 offers the widest range of original source material from the Foreign Office, Colonial Office, War Office and Cabinet Papers 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 are set out in their fullest context, the minor documents and marginalia revealing the workings of the mandate administration, diplomacy, treaties, oil and arms dealing. Topics covered include: The Siege of Kut-al-Amara, The War in Mesapotamia and the capture of Baghdad in 1917, Introduction of the British Mandate, and the installation of King Faisal in 1921, The British administration in Baghdad, Gertrude Bell, advisor to the British administration, in both reports and memos, The Arab Uprising of 1920, Independence, and Iraq’s membership of the League of Nations in 1932, Coups d’etat in the 1930s and 1940s, The Baghdad Pact of 1955 and the military coup of 1958 leading to the establishment of a republic, The Cold War and Soviet intervention in Iraq, Kurdish unrest and the war in Kurdistan, Oil concessions and oil exploration, The Rise of Ba’athism and Saddam Hussein, The USSR-Iraq Treaty of Friendship in 1972, Iran-Iraq relations.


Date Range: 1914-1974
Content: 68,794 images
Source Library:The National Archives of the UK

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

Arab-Israeli Relations 1917-1970—offers the widest range of original source material from the British 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 by the expansion from the original 562 National Archives records to over 17,000, thus substantially improving access to over 138,000 pages documenting the politics, administration, wars and diplomacy of the Palestine Mandate, the Independence of Israel and the Arab-Israeli conflict. Some of the topics covered include the British capture of Jerusalem, the milestones in the Palestine-Zionist tension and their impact on British policy leading to the Partition of 1948, Jewish terror groups, the background to the establishment of the State of Israel as a Jewish national home, the Border wars of the 1950s, formation of the United Arab Republic, the Cold War in the Middle East and Black September.


Date Range: 1917-1970
Content: 137,631 images
Source Library:The National Archives of the UK

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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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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