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America: History and Life

Historical Abstracts




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Amer: Hist & Life

Historical Abstracts




and not


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Selected Field Tags

Parenthesis ( )



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Yes - see notes.



Keyword searches search the ABSTRACT field.

Subject searches search the SUBJECT field.


Adjacent words in the Subject or Keyword search box are searched as two words

separated by an AND.


To search for an Author list the author lastname firstname in quotations as illustrated.


"Williams John" finds authors/editors John Williams with any middle name or initial.


Search Example: (adams or jefferson) and france and not franklin


Time-Period box. 1800H finds articles about the 1800s.

1810D about the decade 1810-19.


This page is maintained by P. Charles Livermore
Reference Librarian, St. John's University, New York.
It was last updated on June 18, 1999.
Suggestions and corrections are welcome and should be sent to him.

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