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Historical Book Review Sources

Historical Book Reviews

Databases to search :

19th Century Masterfile:
To find reviews, for example, enter book review slavery and then click Submit.

JSTOR:
Go to Advanced Search, search by Title or Author, then under Narrow By select Review from Item.

Periodicals Archive Online:
Conduct an Article Search, choose Book Reviews as your Search Option.

In Print Sources:

Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Humanities Journals, 1802-1974:
DBW reference Z6265.C64 [a 10-volume set].

Combined Retrospective Index to Book Reviews in Scholarly Journals, 1886-1974:
DBW reference Z1035.A1C64 [a 15-volume set].

Cumulative Book Review Index 1905-1974:
Storage Use "Request Item" Z1035.A1N3 [a 6-volume set].

Early American Periodicals Index to 1850:
DBW reference AI3.E27 [Box 5 has Book Reviews - format in Microcard; ask at Service Desk for help in viewing cards].

Index de l'actualite:
DBW periodical reference AI21.D487 [Covers the magazine Le Maclean: DBW periodical AP5.M165, and the two newspapers Le Devoir: DBW microfilm AN21.D42, and La Presse: DBW microfilm AN21.P748 from 1973 to 1998.] Look under the subject Litterature.

Index to Saturday Night: The First Fifty Years, 1887-1937:
DBW reference AP5.S24 1987 [use with Saturday Night: DBW microfilm AP5.S24].

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