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HIST 480 Historical Methods and Historiography Research Guide

Finding Book Reviews Using America History and Life and Historical Abstracts

 America History and Life, JSTOR, and Historical Abstracts are sources for specialized reviews of books published in the field of history. 

When looking for reviews in the America History and Life and Historical Abstracts databases, use the advanced search option and click on the icon next to the "document type" field, which allows you to limit your search to "book review."

Finding Book Reviews Using JSTOR

Using the Advanced Search Option in JSTOR:

1.  Type the title of the book in quotation marks, e.g., "Hitlers Willing Executioners". (Use the default "Full-text" setting.)  

2. Type the author's name in the following box.  (Use the default "Full-text" setting.) 

3. Narrow the search by "Review."

JSTOR Advanced Search

 

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