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HIST 5350: Frontier in American History: Book Reviews

Course guide on American Frontier history

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.  That list of databases is available here  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 going back to the late 19th century in some of the journals included there.

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   

Combined retrospective index set to journals in history, 1838-1974    This set is located on the 2nd floor in the Reference Collection



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