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America: History and Life
Publication dates: 1964-Present
Historical time periods: prehistory-Present
An index to scholarly articles, dissertations, and book reviews on the history and culture of the United States and Canada. Covers approximately 1,800 journals.
Research Tip: Find Text Button
The Find Text Button
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America: History and Life Search Tips
- Start your search by doing keyword searches.
- Look at the subject headings of relevant records to determine the terminology used in the database for your topic.
- Combine the keywords "review article" or "historiography" with your topic to find analyses of the scholarship on your topic.
- Use the Language Limit to remove items in languages you cannot read.
- Use the Historical Period limit to narrow your search to the time period you are researching.