America: History and Life with Full Text

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The Leading Resource 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 more than 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 feature given the extensive range of its coverage. 


The uncluttered search screen offers Basic, Advanced and Visual searching, including Boolean and phrase searching and full-text options.

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