The Economist Historical Archive

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The Economist Historical Archive contains every issue of The Economist magazine published from 1843-2015, including all articles, illustrations, and advertisements. Each issue has been fully digitized and indexed. As a globally circulating international weekly news magazine, The Economist is a valuable source for the study of world history, economics, and politics.

Dates covered


Type of coverage

Full-text, full-image magazine.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Gale Cengage Learning