||Historical Abstracts indexes the world's periodical literature in
history and the related social sciences. The database covers the
history of the world from 1450 to the present, excluding the U.S. and
Canada, and gathers information from over 2,000 journals published
throughout the world.
||1954 to present
|Types of Coverage:
||Abstracts, Full Text, Indexes, Citations
||Articles are abstracted from approximately 2,100 journals published in
90 countries in some 40 languages. Collections of essays and papers
are also abstracted in this database. Also cited are books that are
reviewed in 13 major review journals, and dissertations from Dissertation
|Frequency of Updates:
||History, Anthropology, Genealogy, Interdisciplinary Studies,
Multicultural Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Sociology,
Women's Studies/Gender Studies, History of Science, Economics, Business,
Education, Music, Art, and Law, Libraries and Archives, Historiography and
Methodology, and more.
|Types of Items:
||Journal Articles, Books, Theses and Dissertations, Conferences,
Symposia, and Meetings.
|Number of Items:
||Over half a million entries from over 2,100 journals and over 3,000
citations to books.
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||Includes in-process English-language article entries (those entries for
which abstract, subject terms, and chronologies are not yet available).