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U.S. Social Justice & Reform Movements

Sources For Finding Book Reviews

There are several places to find book reviews, here are a few suggestions-

Search the databases by type and you will find a book reviews section in the pull down menu.    See especially Book Review Index (1965-date),  Book Review Digest Retrospective (1908-1982)  Book Review Digest Plus (1983-date)


America: History & Life database contains book reviews written since 1964.  

JSTOR database has full text book reviews published in journals from the 19th-21st centuries.  Limit to reviews on the main search screen.  

Limiting document types to book reviews is a search option in both these databases. 


Combined retrospective index to book reviews in scholarly journals, 1886-1974   (print set in the library, all disciplines)

Combined retrospective index set to journals in history, 1838-1974    (Print set in library)