America: History & Life

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Description

The America: History and Life database covers United States and Canadian history and culture from prehistoric times to the present. Each year over 1,700 journal titles published worldwide are scanned for relevant articles and book/media reviews of special interest to historians of United States and Canadian history and related fields. Annually, over 16,000 new abstracts and citations to journal articles, book/media reviews, and dissertations are added to the database. It provides strong English-language journal coverage balanced by an international perspective on topics and events covered. 

Subject areas: American History, Canadian History, Popular Culture, American Studies, Literature/Folklore, Genealogy, Women's Studies/Gender Studies, Multicultural Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, Anthropology, Sociology, History of Science, Economics, Business, Education, Music, Art, and Law.

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User tools and features

  • Journal alerts and Search history alerts.
  • Compatible with RefWorks.
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  • A visual search tab allows the user to search efficiently across broad subjects, and then returns a visual map of results, organized by topic.
  • iPhone and Android applications.

Dates covered

1964-present.

Updating frequency

Monthly.

Sources

Journal articles, book/media reviews, and dissertations.

Type of coverage

Indexing with abstracts and citations with links to JSTOR and other full text resources.

Print counterpart or
related resources

America: History and Life (for holdings see the .

Producer/content provider

ABC-CLIO

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

EBSCO