America: History and Life

America: History and Life is the definitive index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Indexing hundreds of journals, it is an invaluable bibliographic database for history students. 

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At a Glance

Subject Area: History
Ideal For: Academic LibrariesGovernment

Title List:
Coverage: Excel | HTML

Content Includes

  • Indexing for over 1,800 journals from 1895 to the present
  • Citations and links to books and media reviews
  • Coverage for some titles back to the 19th and early 20th centuries

Published since 1964, this is the definitive bibliographic reference covering the history, culture, area studies, and current affairs literature of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present... As with Historical Abstracts, this has only gotten better since being acquired by EBSCO.

— Library Journal

A Valuable Resource for Every History Student

Citations and links to book and media reviews are added benefits to the America: History and Life database. It provides strong English-language journal coverage, balanced by an international perspective on topics and events. This includes English abstracts for articles published in a variety of languages.