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History: Find Articles/Databases

A General Guide for History Research.

Recommended Databases

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The following databases are recommended for doing research in History. Find journal, magazine, and newspaper articles, as well as ebooks and other sources. For a full list of databases, visit the All Databases page

Finding History Journals

Info iconSearch for a specific journal or browse all journals (by Title or Subject) by going to our Journal Search page.

Featured Academic Journals

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Journal of American History

Features a variety of pieces that deal with every aspect of American history, including state-of-the-field essays, broadly inclusive book reviews, and reviews of films, museum exhibitions, and Web sites. (Peer-reviewed)

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Historical Research

Peer reviewed articles about history. Articles cover a wide geographical & time span - from the early middle ages to the twentieth century - & cover a variety of approaches to history, including social, political, urban, intellectual, & cultural history.

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Hispanic American Historical Review

Articles on all aspects of Latin American history, extensive numbers of book reviews and lists of recently published books.

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International Journal of African Historical Studies

Devoted to the study of the African past; presents information on all aspects of Africa's history, from prehistoric archaeology to the present problems of the continent.

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The Historian

Original articles of interest to a wide readership in the fields of North American, European, African, Asian, Australian and South American history that make a significant contribution in fact or interpretation selected by blind review. (Peer-reviewed)

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