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History is the study of humanity's relationship to the past.  Research in the field often relies on written documents that record events and lives that otherwise would be lost to time. 

 

Signing of Declaration of Independance

John Trumbull 003
 

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  • America: History and Life  
      
    Citation database covering the history of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present. Indexes 1,700 journals, to make this the most comprehensive index available for U.S. and Canadian history.
  • JSTOR  
      
    Back volumes for 375+ journals from volume 1, issue 1, but not the most current 2-5 years. About 20 titles have coverage through the most recent issue, and about 5 have current but not historical coverage. General subject areas include art & architecture, Asian studies, botany, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, language & literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, population studies, sociology and statistics.
 

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