America: History and Life with Full Text

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The Definitive Database for the History
of the United States and Canada

This resource covers the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. With hundreds of full-text  journals and books, and selective indexing for journals dating back nearly 60 years, this database is a key reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history.

Scholarly Full-Text Content 

Strong English-language journal coverage is balanced by an international perspective on topics and events. Abstracts are available in English, which were originally published in a variety of languages. 

America: History and Life with Full Text covers all key journals in the discipline, state and local history publications, and selected articles from scholarly journals in the social sciences and humanities. In addition to standard search features, this database allows for searching by time period, an essential lfeature given the extensive range of its coverage. 


Advanced Search, with its elegantly laid-out tool set for crafting very precise search strategies, gives the user great control over the whole search process.

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