Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies

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A Comprehensive Scholarly Database for Middle East and Central Asian Studies

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

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. 


Advanced Search, with its elegantly laid-out tool set for crafting very precise search strategies, gives the user great control over the whole search process.

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