Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (H.W. Wilson)

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Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective is an index of articles and book reviews in humanities, social sciences, and interdisciplinary fields. It indexes major scholarly journals and important specialized magazines published between 1907 and 1984. Subjects covered include addiction studies, anthropology, archaeology, art, communications and mass media, criminal justice, environmental studies, gender studies, gerontology, international relations, law, literary and social criticism, music, performing arts, planning and public administration, political science, psychiatry and psychology, religion and theology, sociology, and urban studies.

Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective contains all the indexing from the following print indexes published by H.W. Wilson:

  • International Index: 18 volumes: 1907 - March 1965
  • Social Sciences & Humanities Index: 9 volumes: April 1965 – March 1974
  • Humanities Index: 10 volumes: April 1974 – March 1984
  • Social Sciences Index: 9 volumes: April 1974 – March 1983



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Type of coverage

Citations with indexing and abstracts.

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H.W. Wilson Company

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