Svat Soucek (full name: Svatopluk Souček) is a compiler and author of works in relation to Central Asia, and Central Asian studies. He was born in Prague, Czech Republic. He has a PhD in Turkish and Arabic studies from Columbia University. He works in the Oriental Division of the New York Public Library. His works include Piri Reis and Turkish Mapmaking After Columbus (1996), A History of Inner Asia (2000), The Persian Gulf: Its Past and Present (2008), and The History of the Maritime Wars of the Turks (2012).
- Pannier, Bruce (7 June 2001). "Central Asia: Professor Svat Soucek Answers Questions On 'Inner Asia'". Radio Free Europe.
- Levi, Scott (2001). "Review of A History of Inner Asia". Journal of the Economic and Social History of the Orient. BRILL. 44 (1): 84–86. JSTOR 3632563. (Registration required (. ))
- Christian, David (2002). "Life along the Silk Road, and: A History of Inner Asia (review)". Journal of World History. University of Hawaii Press. 13 (2): 493–495. doi:10.1353/jwh.2002.0031.
- Dunch, Ryan (1 August 2002). "A History of Inner Asia.(Book Review)". Canadian Journal of History – via HighBeam Research. (Subscription required (. ))
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