Essay and General Literature Retrospective
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Description: This database covers 8 Centuries of essays, annuals and serial publications from the 20th Century. Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective also provides full bibliographic information on collective titles indexed. Essay and General Literature Index Retrospective focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from Archaeology through Women’s Studies.
Dates Covered: 1900 - 1984
Types of Coverage: Index/bibliography
Source List: Not Available
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Subjects Covered: Archaeology, Architecture, Art, children’s Literature, Classical Studies, Drama, Economics, Fiction, Film, Folklore, History, Linguistics, Music, Poetry, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Women’s Studies.
Types of Items: Bibliographic citations of essays, articles and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britian, and Canada.
Number of Items: As of 7/1/09: 249,000 essays in collections back to 1900.
Vendor: H.W. Wilson Company
Publisher: H.W. Wilson Company
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Related Resources: Literature Resource Center
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