Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers (East View)

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The Middle Eastern & North African Newspapers collection includes publications from across this dynamic region, providing unique insights into the history of individual countries, as well as broad viewpoints on key historic events from the late nineteenth century through the present. Key topics include the decline of colonialism, the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the Suez Crisis, the Cold War, the rise of the petroleum industry, twentieth-century pan-Arab movements, both World Wars, the establishment of the state of Israel, the Iran-Iraq War, and the recent Arab Spring.
Researchers will find a wealth of unique content from the Middle East and North Africa, much of which has never been digitized or available as open access material. Content in the Middle Eastern & North African Newspapers collection is predominantly in Arabic, but also includes key titles in English and French. The collection comprises mostly out-of-copyright, orphaned content. Subscribing institutions also receive access to five in-copyright titles from the region: Jumhuriyah (Egypt), Filastin (Palestine), Al Akhbar (Lebanon), Al Riadh (Saudi Arabia), and Ad Dustour (Jordan).

Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers (East View)

The Middle Eastern & North African Newspapers collection includes publications from across this dynamic region, providing unique insights into the history of individual countries, as well as broad viewpoints on key historic events from the late nineteenth century through the present. Key topics include the decline of colonialism, the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the Suez Crisis, the Cold War, the rise of the petroleum industry, twentieth-century pan-Arab movements, both World Wars, the establishment of the state of Israel, the Iran-Iraq War, and the recent Arab Spring.
Researchers will find a wealth of unique content from the Middle East and North Africa, much of which has never been digitized or available as open access material. Content in the Middle Eastern & North African Newspapers collection is predominantly in Arabic, but also includes key titles in English and French. The collection comprises mostly out-of-copyright, orphaned content. Subscribing institutions also receive access to five in-copyright titles from the region: Jumhuriyah (Egypt), Filastin (Palestine), Al Akhbar (Lebanon), Al Riadh (Saudi Arabia), and Ad Dustour (Jordan).

Title (Alternative):Global Press Archive (GPA) Middle Eastern and North African Newspapers
Collections Included:
Al-Ahram (1875-2019) (2022 Trial for "Al-Ahram" within Nationallizenz)
Cumhuriyet (1924-2020) (2022 Trial for "Cumhuriyet" within Nationallizenz)
Provider:East View Information Services BV
Provider (Alternative):EastView
Language: Arabic, English, French
Time Span:1870 - 2021
Subject Category:Social Sci. + Humanities
Subject:History
Keyword:Politics, Economics
Resource Type:Journal Collection
Access:Subscription
Scope:Max Planck Society
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Usage Conditions:
Funding:Access has been enabled by the advancement of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) and is organized by the Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen and the ULB Sachsen-Anhalt Halle
Geographical Coverage:Middle East
North Africa